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Bacon Wrapped Chicken With Lentils

Bacon Wrapped Chicken With Lentils

Rating
4rating out of 5

(683 reviews from our customers)

Prep Time

35 min

Cuisine

British

Wrapping chicken in bacon not only keeps the meat moist – it also acts as a seasoning. We love these pre-cooked lentils: they’re packed with protein and are simply stirred through with a splash of Shaoxing wine and a touch of cream at the last minute. Chicken-y, vegetable-y, lentil-y goodness.

Prep Time

35 min

Cuisine

British

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Ingredients
For 2 people (double for 4)
Red-onion
1 red onion
Celery-stick
1 celery stick †
Carrot
200g carrots
garlic-clove
3 garlic cloves
Shaoxing wine (3.18)
2 tbsp Shaoxing wine †
smoked-streaky-bacon
135g British dry cured streaky bacon
fresh-parsley
20g parsley
large British chicken breast
1 British chicken breast fillet
Cornish clotted cream
40g Cornish clotted cream †
dried-bay-leaves-(1)
1 dried bay leaf
Brown-lentils
1 tin of lentils
You Will Need
Pepper, salt, vegetable oil

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 1 red onion
  • 1 celery stick<span class="strong">†</span>
  • carrots
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 tbsp Shaoxing wine<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 135g British dry cured smoked streaky bacon
  • 20g parsley
  • 1 large British chicken breast fillet
  • 1 pot of Cornish clotted cream (40g)<span class="strong">†</span>
  • dried bay leaves
  • 1 can of lentils (400g)
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 451 kJ
107 kcal
2832 kJ
675 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
4 g
2 g
25.4 g
12.6 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
6.4 g
1.6 g
39.9 g
10.3 g
Fibre 2.1 g 13.2 g
Protein 10.1 g 63.3 g
Salt 0.39 g 2.47 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
1 red onion
red onion
1 celery stick
celery
carrots
1 garlic clove
garlic
2 tbsp Shaoxing wine
wine, water, sugar, alcohol, flavours, colouring: e150d, preservatives: e202 and e224 (sulphites), foodacid: e270
135g British dry cured smoked streaky bacon
pork belly (97%), salt, preservative: sodium nitrite
20g parsley
flat parley (100%)
1 large British chicken breast fillet
chicken breast fillet (100%)
1 pot of Cornish clotted cream (40g)
Cornish cow's milk (100%)
dried bay leaves
dried bay leaves
1 can of lentils (400g)
lentils, water, salt, ascorbic acid
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (celery, sulphites, milk)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Bacon Wrapped Chicken With Lentils

Preheat the grill to a high heat 

Cut the chicken breast[s] in half down the centre

2 Bacon Wrapped Chicken With Lentils

Lay the bacon onto a lightly oiled baking tray (use tin foil to avoid mess!) in rashers of 3 

Lay each piece of chicken over the bacon and wrap it up (see picture)

Put the tray directly under the grill and cook for 10-15 min or until the bacon has cooked, crisped and the chicken is cooked through (the juices run clear when cooked)

3 Bacon Wrapped Chicken With Lentils

Meanwhile, dice the celery

Peel and dice the carrots

Peel and dice the red onion[s]

4 Bacon Wrapped Chicken With Lentils

Heat a large, wide-based pan (preferably non-stick) with 1 tbsp [2 tbsp] vegetable oil over a medium-high heat

Once hot, add the diced celery, carrot, onion and bay leaf[ves] with a large pinch of salt

Cook for 5-10 min or until softened

5 Bacon Wrapped Chicken With Lentils

Meanwhile, chop the parsley roughly, including the stalks 

Peel and finely chop (or grate) the garlic

6 Bacon Wrapped Chicken With Lentils

Once the vegetables have softened, add the chopped garlic and cook for 3 min further

Add the Shaoxing wine and cook for 1 min further

Add the lentils (no need to drain) and cook for a further 2 min or until warmed through

7 Bacon Wrapped Chicken With Lentils

Transfer the cooked chicken to a clean board and leave it to cool slightly

Remove the lentils and vegetables from the heat and stir in the clotted cream until it's melted 

Stir in the chopped parsley and season generously with salt and pepper 

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Remove the bay leaf[ves] from the vegetables 

Slice the chicken with a sharp knife and serve it over the lentils

Enjoy!

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