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Spiced Orange Chicken with Lentils

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8 oz Dried lentils (about 1-1/4
1 To 2 tablespoons honey
8 Chicken drumsticks
Additional salt and freshly
1 ts Ground coriander
1/2 Teaspoon freshly ground
Black Pepper; ground
3 tb All-purpose flour
2 Garlic; minced
Orange wedges and chopped
Cups), rinsed and drained
1/2 ts Salt
1 lg Onion, finely chopped
Juice 1 orange
1/2 ts Dried mixed herbs (thyme,
Black pepper
1 ts Ground cumin
Finely grated peel and
Parsley (optional)
2 1/2 c Chicken broth
Marjoram and rosemary)
2 tb Olive oil, divided

Original recipe makes 4 Servings



In small brown paper bag or plastic food storage bag, combine flour, coriander, cumin, salt, dried herbs and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; shake until well mixed. Place 1 chicken drumstick a time into flour mixture; shake well to coat evenly. In large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium-high heat until hot. Add drumsticks; cook 5 minutes or occasionally. Stir orange peel and juice into skillet. Cover; reduce heat to low and simmer 20 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center and juices run clear. Meanwhile, in another large skillet, heat remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium heat until hot. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir 5 minutes or until onion is softened. Add chicken broth and lentils; bring to a boil. Cover; reduce heat to low and simmer 20 minutes or until lentils are tender and broth is absorbed. Season to taste with at Arrange lentils on serving plate; place drumsticks on top. Stir honey into chicken juices remaining in skillet. Heat through, stirring occasionally. Spoon over chicken orange wedges and parsley, if desired. Makes 4 servings. Recipe provided by Filippo Berio Olive Oil From Neighborhood Shopping 9/25/96 Typos by Bobbie Beers Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V4 #035 by BobbieB1@aol.com on Feb 3, 1997.

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