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Crispy Berbere Chicken with Ethiopian Lentils


Ingredients

  • Ethiopian Spiced Lentils:
  • 1 Cup french green lentils
  • 3 C water
  • 2 cups diced onions
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 T fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 cup diced carrot
  • 1 cup diced tomato
  • 2-3 T Berbere Spice Mix...see below
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 T olive oil
  • Fresh Italian parsley
  • Berbere Spice Mix:
  • 3 T sweet paprika
  • 1 T red pepper flakes, ground plus more for extra spicy
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds or powdered cumin
  • 1 tsp coriander seed (or powder)
  • 1 tsp cardamom powder or 1 tsp cardamom seeds (shell off)
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tsp fenugreek seeds (or powder)
  • 1 tsp black peppercorns or freshly ground peppercorn
  • 1/2 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/2 tsp allspice
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon