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Light Leftover Chicken Lunch

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"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."
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41 m servings 664
Original recipe yields 2 servings


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  1. 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.
  2. Microwave peas on high in a microwave-safe bowl until partially thawed, 20 to 30 seconds.
  3. Microwave chicken on high in a microwave-safe bowl for about 45 seconds. Mix in peas and cinnamon.
  4. 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

Per Serving: 664 calories; 25.5 79.1 26.7 52 1426 Full nutrition

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