Mediterranean Lemon Chicken with Lentil Salad Recipe | Yummly

Mediterranean Lemon Chicken with Lentil Salad

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2Hours
940Calories
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Ingredients

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  • 2 1/2 lemons (2 chopped, 1/2 zested and juiced)
  • 7 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 3/4 pounds whole chicken
  • 6 sprigs fresh thyme leaves (picked)
  • 2 3/4 pounds potatoes (peeled and diced)
  • 3 1/2 ounces black olives
  • 3 ounces red lentils (rinsed)
  • 2/3 cup vegetable stock (cold)
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar (light)
  • 1 head romaine lettuce (sliced)
  • 1/4 pound spring onions (trimmed and thinly sliced)
  • 1/3 pound cherry tomatoes (halved)
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    Directions

    1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Mix the lemon zest, lemon juice, and 2 tbsp olive oil together and season. Spread over the chicken. Fill the chicken with the chopped lemon then place in a roasting pan. Mix the thyme, potatoes, 3 tbsp olive oil and the olives together and season. Spread around the chicken then bake for 1 hour 20-30 mins, until cooked through.
    2. Meanwhile, place the red lentils and cold vegetable stock in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 5-6 mins over low heat. Remove from the heat and leave to sit for 2-3 mins. Mix 3 tbsp water, the vinegar and 2 tbsp olive oil into the lentils and season.
    3. To serve, mix the lettuce, spring onions and tomatoes together in a serving bowl. Add the dressed lentils on top. Remove the chicken from the oven and serve.
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    NutritionView More

    940Calories
    Sodium27% DV650mg
    Fat55% DV36g
    Protein153% DV78g
    Carbs28% DV83g
    Fiber88% DV22g
    Calories940Calories from Fat320
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat36g55%
    Saturated Fat7g35%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol205mg68%
    Sodium650mg27%
    Potassium2890mg83%
    Protein78g153%
    Calories from Fat320
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate83g28%
    Dietary Fiber22g88%
    Sugars9g18%
    Vitamin A290%
    Vitamin C280%
    Calcium20%
    Iron70%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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