Rice, Lentil and Spicy Chicken Salad

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Preparation : 10 min Cooking : 15 min Standing : 10 min
570 calories/serving


1 1/3 cup basmati rice 260 g
4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 60 mL
3 tbsp lemon, freshly squeezed 1 lemon
2 tbsp soy sauce 30 mL
2 cups lentils (canned), rinsed and drained 500 mL
2 green onions/scallions, finely sliced
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2 cup Italian parsley, fresh, finely chopped 40 g
2 tsp fresh basil, finely chopped 2 g
ground pepper to taste [optional]
Spicy Grilled Chicken Breast


  1. Cook the rice. Let stand in the refrigerator at least 30 min (this step can be made ahead).
  2. In a small bowl, combine the oil, lemon juice and soy sauce.
  3. Put the rice in a salad bowl. Add the lentils, green onion, garlic and herbs. Pour the vinaigrette over the salad, add a little ground pepper, then toss gently. Add the grilled chicken, let stand 10 min then serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 serving (300 g)


% Daily Value




16 g

25 %

Saturated 2.5 g
+ Trans 0 g

13 %


60 mg


380 mg

16 %


66 g

22 %


6 g

22 %


3 g

Net Carbs

60 g


37 g

Vitamin A

10 %

Vitamin C

30 %


6 %


38 %


This recipe is :
Free  :
Added Sugar
Excellent source of  :
Folacin, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Potassium, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, Zinc
Good source of  :
Copper, Fibre, Vitamin B1, Vitamin C, Vitamin E
Source of  :
Calcium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2


1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Starches 4
Fruits 0
Vegetables 0
Meat and Alternatives 4
Fats 3

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march 29, 2021 | I would make this recipe again

Good meal!

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january 09, 2017

Delicious, I really enjoy this recipe

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january 09, 2017 | I would make this recipe again

Great meal!

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