Easy to prepare and yummy tote-along lunch. Great if you have leftover chicken from the night before. Or leave the chicken out for a vegan option.

Schultz Megan


Original recipe yields 2 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Bring water, rice, lentils, 1 tablespoon olive oil, and salt to a boil in a pot over medium heat. Cover and simmer until rice is tender, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in soy sauce. Keep covered.

  • Microwave peas on high in a microwave-safe bowl until partially thawed, 20 to 30 seconds.

  • Microwave chicken on high in a microwave-safe bowl for about 45 seconds. Mix in peas and cinnamon.

  • Coat the bottom of a serving dish with 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil. Sprinkle black pepper on top. Fill dish with the lentil-rice mixture, the chicken-pea mixture, and ginger; toss until evenly distributed.

Nutrition Facts

664 calories; 25.5 g total fat; 53 mg cholesterol; 1426 mg sodium. 79.1 g carbohydrates; 26.7 g protein; Full Nutrition