Curried Chicken with Lentils and Barley

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 262.6
  • Total Fat: 4.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 32.9 mg
  • Sodium: 489.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 37.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 10.3 g
  • Protein: 21.3 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    2 tsp. olive oil
    1.25 cup sweet red peppers, chopped
    1 cup onions, chopped
    2 tsp minced galic
    2 tsp ginger root, minced
    2 tsp. curry powder
    2 cups water
    2 cups chciken broth
    1 cup carrots, sliced
    1/2 cup uncooked barley
    3 1/3 ounces of dry lentils
    8 ounces of skinless chicken breast
    10 ounces of chopped spinach


Heat oil in a large saucepan. Add peppers and onion. Saute over medium high heat until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Stir in garlic, ginger root and curry powder. Cook over low heat 1 minute until fragrant.

Stir in water, broth, carrots and barley and bring to a boil. Cover reduce heat to low and simmer 10 minutes.

Stir in lentils. Cover and simmer, stirring once or twice until barley and lentils are tender, about 30 to 35 minutes.

Stir in chciken and spinach, cover and cook until chicken is cooked, about 8 minutes. Serve with yogurt on side. (1 1/2 cups per serving)

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ALISONM1977.

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