Recipe-325-Lentil Chicken Salad
Are you looking for a delicious, healthy lunch recipe? Try this Lentil Chicken Salad! This easy-to-make salad is loaded with lentils, shredded chicken and loads of fresh vegetables. It's crunchy, flavorful, low in calories and packed with protein to keep you satisfied. Plus it takes just minutes to prepare so you can have your nutritious meal on the table quickly. Enjoy all the fantastic flavors of this amazing dish today!
- 10 oz chicken breast, sliced
- 2/3 cup lentils
- 1/3 cup parsley, chopped
- 2 garlic cloves, sliced
- 1/2 lemon, juice
3 tbs olive oil for cooking plus 4 tbs for the dressing
2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
Bring a pot of water to a boil and cook the lentils until tender, for about 20 minutes.
In the meantime, heat the olive oil in a non-stick pan, and sauté the chicken fillets, seasoning with salt and pepper.
- When the lentils are done, toss them in the pan with the chicken, and sauté for 1-2 more minutes to combine the flavors.
Make the dressing by whisking together the remaining olive oil with the lemon juice, parsley and garlic.
- Transfer in salad bowl, season to taste and finish with a few tablespoons of the parsley dressing.
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