Oriental Chicken Salad with Lentils Recipe
Hearty lentils combine with chicken and garlic chili paste for a spicy, satisfying salad.
  • Makes: 16 servings
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Difficulty Rating: Easy

  • Nutrition Highlights: Per serving: 152 calories; 15g protein; 14g carbohydrates; 5g fiber; 4g total fat; 290 mg sodium

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  1. In a medium saucepan, combine lentils and water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until lentils are tender, about 20 minutes. Drain, cover and chill.
  2. Combine scallions, cucumber, garlic, ginger, vinegar, soy sauce, sugar, chili paste and sesame oil in a bowl. Mix well.
  3. Add dressing mixture to lentils. Mix well. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Arrange lettuce leaves on serving plates. Arrange the chicken over lettuce then spoon lentils over chicken. 

Nutrition Facts (per serving): Calories – 177, Fat – 3.4g, Dietary Fiber – 7.6g, Protein – 18.6g, Iron – 14%.

**Nutrition information is calculated using an online calorie calculator. Variations may exist. Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.



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