Jerked Chicken, Lentil and Mixed Bean Pilaf with Sauteed Kale

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Someone posted something similar in /r/fitmeals, I had amazing jerk sauce I got at the ex, a chicken leg and I hadn’t done anything with lentils in a while. Oh also if you wanna go flavour crazy, marinade the chicken in a jerk marinade over night, then bake it with a sauce.

Jerked Chicken, Lentil and Mixed Bean Pilaf with Sauteed Kale

Someone posted something similar in /r/fitmeals, I had amazing jerk sauce I got at the ex, a chicken leg and I hadn’t done anything with lentils in a while. Oh also if you wanna go flavour crazy, marinade the chicken in a jerk marinade over night, then bake it with a sauce.
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 serving

Ingredients

  • 1 chicken leg
  • 1/2 u2013 3/4 cups jerk sauce
  • Bunch kale , stems removed
  • 3 tbsps butter margarine /
  • 2 tbsps cumin seeds or powder
  • 4 tbsps chopped garlic
  • 1 1/2 tbsps paprika smoked
  • 540 ml lentils cans
  • 1/2 540 ml beans mixed cans
  • salt pepper and

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400F
  • Put the chicken leg skin side up in a baking dish and coat with jerk sauce. Bake for 35-40 minutes.
  • Put lentils and beans in a pot, just barely cover with water.
  • Bring lentils to a boil then add boullion and stir to break apart
  • Add 1.5 tbsp butter, cumin seeds, 2 tbsp garlic to a frying pan, sautee until seeds are fragant, but donu2019t burn the garlic (3 mins or so), dump it all into the lentils
  • Add paprika, salt and pepper to the lentils then bring heat down to a simmer. Let simmer, stirring occasionally until liquid is almost gone.
  • In a large pan sautee kale in the rest of the butter and garlic until it shrinks by about half.
  • Add salad to a medium salad bowl and toss with dressing.
  • Mix together salad and lentils NOTE: only use as much salad as you need for the current portions, itu2019ll get nasty if left with the lentils in the fridge. ratio is about 1:1 salad to lentils.
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