Recipe by Kyla
"Moist, flavorful chicken breast with a delicious side of lentils. I suggest serving the lentils over a bed of arugula with the chicken breast on the side. Whatever you do, do not leave out the lemon juice."
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bone-in chicken breast halves, with skin
seasoned salt (eg. LAWRY'S®)
onion, finely chopped
carrots, finely chopped
1 (2 ounce) jar
pimento peppers, drained and chopped
dry red wine
1 (16 ounce) package
chopped fresh rosemary
white balsamic vinegar
I was looking for a recipe for chicken breasts with bones in (hard to fine these days), and I found this one. I was delighted with the way it turned out. It got raves from my family. The chicken was unusually tender, savory, and piquant. I didn't have seasoning salt on hand, so I improvised with salt, garlic, parsley, paprika, and pepper. Also, I cooked the lentils for twice as long (approx. 40 minutes) as the recipe called for. There were a LOT of lentils, but we'll eat them as a side dish after all the chicken is gone. Thanks for this great, delicious recipe!
Excellent flavor. My kids are not crazy about lentils. I also felt it could use a few less lentils.
The chicken was very good and the kids even at it-amazing! But there was way too many lentils for 4 servings. Next time I will cut the lentils in half. But very yummy! Also, I think it would be good with smaller pieces of chicken, like drumsticks and wings, or maybe just chunks of chicken.
This recipe has been updated with a correction from the submitter. The recipe now calls for a package of steamed lentils, not uncooked lentils.
Yummyyy... made this on Val. day and left out the pimintos (because I didn't have them)and everyone loved it! Even my 9yo sis who hates lentils loved it.. she actually requested that I make this again!!!
This was delicious and easy to make! I didn't have Lawry's so in place I used Mrs. Dash/Chicken. I will keep this recipe! Thanks for sharing!
Really enjoyed this recipe, The kids both ate it all up. I did not add the pimento since I had none. Will make again.
Some people think they need a lot of crazy thing for a good recipe. I think this one kind of goes down that road. There are too many Lentils for this dish. I feel overwhelmed by the protein and fiber. This one needs more carbs!! Maybe some potatoes or noodles... Nah Not noodles. I think that this idea is sound but I don't like using white Balsamic vinegar. It has a harsh flavor and makes me think this recipe was just thrown together instead of thought out. I do like the use of fine chopped carrots though. Most people forget how carrots can lend a light sweetness to a dish that is not overwhelming and makes for a good addition for some easy veggies. Lentils are great but this one just has too many. Also think about how this could be cooked in a casserole dish instead of a skillet. I don't own a skillet big enough to accommodate this much food.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Chicken and Lentils with Rosemary
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 538
** Calories from Fat: 143
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