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Spiced with fragrant yellow curry, this stew of rich red lentils and chunks of chicken make it the perfect dinner entrée. Slideshow:  Recipes with Lentils 

Todd Porter & Diane Cu
Todd Porter and Diane Cu
December 2014


Credit: © Todd Porter & Diane Cu

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45 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Thoroughly rinse the red lentils in a fine-holed colander. Set aside.

  • Heat a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the olive oil and then stir in the onions, carrots, and garlic. Cook for 3 minutes or until the carrots begin to soften.

  • Stir in the chicken and curry powder. Cook for about 3 minutes, or until the chicken is browned.

  • Stir in chicken stock and fish sauce and bring to a moderate boil. Reduce heat and stir in the lentils. Stirring occasionally, cook on a gentle simmer for 20 minutes, or until lentils are soft.

Serve With

Serve with rice and/or naan.