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Lentil Stew

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Ingredients
  Chicken quarters 4 (legs and thigh)
  Pork shoulder/Gammon joint /bacon joint 10 1⁄2 Ounce, cooked and salted (300 g)
  Onions 2 Medium
  Red lentils/Yellow lentils 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm)
  Olive oil 3⁄4 Tablespoon (1 dessertspoon)
  Bay leaf/Bouquet garni 1
  Black pepper 1
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Skin, wash and debone the chicken quarters. Then cut the chicken and the pork into chunks.
2. Peel, wash and cut the onions into slices.
3. Rinse the lentils several times in cold water and crush the garlic.

MAKING
4. In a heavy skillet and saucepan, heat the oil and add the onions and the garlic. Sauté on high heat
5. Add the chicken and brown well. Add the bay leaf and pork and cook till well browned.
6. Add lentils in the last ten minutes and then add ½ cup of water and simmer for 30 minutes till the liquid is reduced.
7. When the lentils are softened, add pepper and salt and turn off the heat.

SERVING
8. Serve hot with a fresh salad.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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