Ground Chicken and Lentil Chili

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by sharonvansickle

This is a variation of a ground lamb chili that appeared in "The Chili Cookbook" by Norman Kolpas.

Top Review by Funkymunky613

This was fantastic. I used tomato puree instead of what was called for and I used chicken broth made with chicken broth granules. It came out great. It wasn't too spicy. I made a double recipe and it makes A LOT. Best use for ground chicken I've found so far! Thank you for sharing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium pot heat oil over medium heat. Add garlic and onions and saute until onions are translucent, 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Add chili powder, paprika, pepper flakes, cayenne, cumin and coriander. Saute, stirring constantly, for 2 additional minutes.
  3. Add chicken, stir and mash with wooden spoon to break into fine pieces. cook until evenly browned, 5 to 7 minutes.
  4. Stir in lentils, broth, tomatoes, oregano, salt, sugar and pepper. Bring to boil, then reduce heat to simmer. Cover. Stir occasionally; cook until lentils are tender and chili is think, about 30 minutes. Add more broth if lentils absorb all liquid.

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