Chicken and Lentil Stew With Tomatoes and Onions Recipe

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Ingredients (16)

  • One 3 1/2-pound (1.6kg) chicken
  • 1 tablespoon (10g) kosher salt, plus more for seasoning
  • 1 cup (240ml) extra-virgin olive oil, divided, plus more for drizzling
  • 4 medium cloves garlic, minced
  • One 1-inch knob fresh ginger, peeled and minced
  • 1 tablespoon ground coriander
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Large pinch red pepper flakes
  • 1 1/2 pounds (680g) green, French green (Le Puy), or yellow lentils
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 large (10-ounce; 280g) yellow onions, sliced 1/2-inch-thick
  • 1 pound (450g) plum tomatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh dill or cilantro

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