One Pot Chicken and Chorizo with Lentils

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recipe by Octopus Publishing

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based on 4 ratings

This is the ultimate 10-minute one-pan wonder. Prepare your ingredients, turn up the heat and get ready for a tasty dinner in no time. Serve with crusty bread to mop up the juices, or steamed rice for a more substantial meal.

recipe updated Oct 15, 2019


  • Onion icon
    1 (about 140 g)
  • Chorizo icon
    125 g (about ½ cup)
  • Chicken breast icon
    Chicken breast
    300 g (about 2 ⅔)
  • Tinned green lentils icon
    Tinned green lentils
    250 g (about 1 ¼ cups)
  • Chicken stock icon
    Chicken stock
    150 ml (about 150 g)
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    1 tbsp (about 13.65 g)
  • Dried thyme icon
    Dried thyme
    2 tbsp (about 11.1 g)
  • Dijon mustard icon
    Dijon mustard
    1 tbsp (about 15 g)
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed
  • Rustic french bread icon
    Rustic french bread
    as needed


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  • kCook icon Frying pan

Step preview

  1. Add olive oil to a clean frying pan
  2. Heat - medium-high heat
  3. Add onion, chorizo and chicken breast to the frying pan
  4. Cook in frying pan until golden brown while stirring occasionally - approx 6 min
  5. Add tinned green lentils, dried thyme, chicken stock and dijon mustard to the frying pan
  6. Stir
  7. Cook until just boiling - approx 2 min
  8. Season with salt & pepper
  9. Serve
  10. Serve with rustic french bread
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