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Chicken And Lentils Middle Eastern Style

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Ingredients
  Lentils 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Bay leaf 1
  Oregano 2 Teaspoon
  Dill weed 1 Teaspoon, dried
  Fresh lemon juice 4 Tablespoon
  Frying chicken 3 Pound, cup up and pan browned
  Freshly grated parmesan cheese/Romano cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Plain yogurt 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

Soak the lentils in 8 cups of water in a bowl for 5 to 6 hours.
Place the lentils, along with the water, in a pot with the salt, garlic, bay leaf, oregano, and dill weed.
Simmer for about 1 hour, covered, until tender but not mushy.
Add the lemon juice to the lentil mixture.
Place the chicken pieces in a casserole and pour the lentil mixture over them.
Top with the cheese.
Bake, covered, at 350° for about 1 hour 15 minutes.
You may need to add additional water during the baking.
Top with the yogurt

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Gourmet

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