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Chicken With Lentils

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Ingredients
  Bacon slices 4 , cut into 2-inch pieces
  Broiler fryer chicken 3 Pound
  Lentils 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Stalk celery 1 Large, sliced
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), finely chopped
  Dry white wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Canned whole tomatoes 16 Ounce
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Snipped parsley 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Fry bacon in 12-inch skillet or 4-quart Dutch oven until crisp.
Remove with slotted spoon and drain; reserve.
Cut chicken into pieces; cut each breast half into halves and remove skin.
Cook chicken in bacon fat over medium heat until light brown on all sides; remove chicken from skillet.
Add lentils, celery, onion, garlic, wine, tomatoes (with liquid), salt, thyme and reserved bacon to skillet.
Break up tomatoes with fork.
Place chicken on mixture.
Heat to boiling; reduce heat.
Cover and cook until chicken is done and lentils are tender, about 45 minutes; sprinkle with parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Party

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