Lentils with chicken and chorizo-"Lentejas"
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Continue to acquaint You with the features of the traditional Spanish cuisine. Your attention is invited to a thick lentil soup Lentejas con chorizo. The Spaniards, like all ordinary people, beginning in the autumn to strengthen the immune system. In a wide variety of consuming legumes with vegetables, preparing healthy mind and body to extreme autumn temperatures ( day summer-hot, and in the evening sharply colder). This soup is rich in fiber and iron that will help keep us healthy and adds vigor.
Ingredients for Lentils with chicken and chorizo-"Lentejas"
- Chicken - 1 kg
- Lentils - 150 g
- Chorizo - 150 g
- Zucchini - 1 piece
- Carrots - 1 piece
- Onion - 1 piece
- Potatoes - 1 piece
- Paprika sweet - 1 tsp.
Step by step instruction of cooking Lentils with chicken and chorizo-"Lentejas"
Chicken cut into serving pieces
Cut the vegetables into medium dice
The chicken (except chicken breast) put to boil, when boiling add all the vegetables to the pan
Once again, boil the broth, add the lentils. I like it thicker so I put 3-4 full ladle into a pot of 3 liters. Keep in mind that the lentils fall apart, increasing in volume twice
Then add chorizo sausage, 1 teaspoon paprika and cook 40 minutes over medium heat. At this stage, sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.
Chicken breast will cook separately because the chicken breast when cooked it becomes dry. Will cut the meat into thin strips
Saute on high heat for 2-3 minutes
The lentils are ready put in a plate and serve with the chicken, decorate with parsley