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Lemon-Yoghurt Chicken With Lentils

Lemon-Yoghurt Chicken With Lentils

Rating
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(1155 reviews from our customers)

Prep Time

30 min

Cuisine

Fusion

Cooking chicken in yoghurt keeps it perfectly moist and allows flavour to infuse and permeate the meat: in this case - garlic, spice and lemon. We've served it over protein-rich puy lentils with sautéed vegetables and coriander. Yog-onna love it!

Prep Time

30 min

Cuisine

Fusion

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Ingredients
For 2 people (double for 4)
Lemon
1 lemon
Onion
1 onion
Puy-style-lentils
150g puy style lentils
garlic-clove
2 garlic cloves
fresh-coriander
10g fresh coriander
Greek-yoghurt
150g organic Greek yoghurt †
large British chicken breast
1 large British chicken breast
nigella seeds 2
1 tsp nigella seeds
mild-curry-powder
1 tbsp home blend curry powder
dried-bay-leaves-(1)
1 dried bay leaf
honey-pot
1 honey pot (28g)
Carrot
100g carrots
You Will Need
Olive oil, pepper, salt

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 1 lemon
  • 1 brown onion
  • 150g puy-style lentils
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 10g coriander
  • 1 Greek-style yoghurt pot (150g)<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 large British chicken breast fillet
  • 1 tsp nigella seeds
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • dried bay leaves
  • 1 honey pot (25g)
  • 1 carrot
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 532 kJ
126 kcal
2476 kJ
585 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
2.5 g
1.2 g
11.6 g
5.5 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
13.9 g
4.5 g
64.9 g
20.8 g
Fibre 2.3 g 10.7 g
Protein 13 g 60.6 g
Salt 0.17 g 0.8 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 lemon
lemon
1 brown onion
brown onion
150g puy-style lentils
puy-style lentils
1 garlic clove
garlic
10g coriander
coriander(100%)
1 Greek-style yoghurt pot (150g)
Organic Greek style natural yoghurt (milk)100%
1 large British chicken breast fillet
chicken breast fillet (100%)
1 tsp nigella seeds
nigella seeds
1 tbsp curry powder
cumin seed, coriander seed, onion powder, turmeric, salt, granulated sugar, chilli powder, garlic powder, paprika, cardamom, black pepper, ginger, fenugreek, cassia, bay leaves, cloves, natural flavouring
dried bay leaves
dried bay leaves
1 honey pot (25g)
blossom honey
1 carrot
carrot
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (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 Grilled Yoghurt Chicken

Rinse the lentils in a sieve under cold running water, then add them to a pot with plenty of cold water and bring to the boil over a high heat

Once boiling, add the bay leaf(ves), reduce to a medium heat and cook for 20-30 min or until tender

2 Grilled Yoghurt Chicken

Meanwhile, preheat the grill to high

Peel and finely dice the carrot(s)

Peel and finely dice the onion(s)

Peel and finely chop (or grate) the garlic

Cut the lemon(s) in half 

3 Grilled Yoghurt Chicken

Heat a wide-based pan (preferably non-stick) with 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) olive oil over a medium heat

Once hot, add the carrot and onion with a large pinch of salt

Cook for 2 min, then reduce the heat to low and cook for 20 min or until softened 

4 Grilled Yoghurt Chicken

Meanwhile, slice the chicken into strips

Add the yoghurt, garlic, curry powder and chicken strips to a mixing bowl with the juice of half a (whole) lemon and season generously with salt and pepper

Reserve the remaining lemon for later

5 Grilled Yoghurt Chicken

Add the chicken strips on a baking tray (use tin foil to avoid mess!)

Spoon the remaining yoghurt over the strips

Place the tray under the grill for 10 min, turning once

6 Grilled Yoghurt Chicken

Meanwhile, chop the coriander finely, including the stalks

Once cooked, drain  the lentils and discard the bay leaf(ves)

7 Grilled Yoghurt Chicken

Add the drained lentils to the onion and carrot pan and stir through

Add the honey, coriander and a squeeze of your reserved lemon

Taste for seasoning, adding more salt and pepper if desired, then remove from the heat

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Serve the chicken over the lentils with the nigella seeds sprinkled over

Enjoy!

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