Recipes and Cooking Chicken-Lentil Tacos Adobo, the smoky, slightly sweet sauce chipotles are canned in, adds oomph to a finishing drizzle of sour cream in this chicken taco recipe. By Colleen Weeden Colleen Weeden As a food expert, Colleen Weeden has written extensively for Better Homes & Gardens. From airfryer tips to advice on how to poach an egg, she shares her passion for food with practical, easy-to-follow tips. She has also contributed to Midwest Living magazine. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on September 10, 2020 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jacob Fox Total Time: 30 mins Servings: 4 Yield: 2 1/2 cups lentil mixture Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 cup sliced red onion 3 tablespoon lime juice 1 teaspoon kosher salt 8 ounce boneless, skinless chicken breast 1 teaspoon chili powder ½ teaspoon cumin 1 tablespoon vegetable oil ½ cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 2 cup cooked brown lentils* 1 chipotle pepper in adobo, finely chopped, plus 1 1/2 tablespoons sauce ¼ cup sour cream 8 6 inch corn tortillas ¼ cup chopped flat-leaf parsley Directions For pickled onions: In a small bowl stir together onion, 2 Tbsp. lime juice, and 1/2 tsp. kosher salt. Let stand 15 minutes. Meanwhile, season chicken with 1/2 tsp. salt, the chili powder, and cumin. In a 10-inch skillet heat 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil over medium-high. Add chicken to skillet; cook 12 minutes or until done (165°F), turning occasionally. Remove and slice chicken. Add broth to skillet, stirring to scrape up browned bits. Stir in lentils, chipotle, and 1 Tbsp. adobo sauce. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 3 to 5 minutes or until thickened. Fold in chicken; heat through. In a small bowl stir together sour cream, remaining 1 Tbsp. lime juice, and remaining 1/2 Tbsp. adobo sauce. Warm the tortillas and top with chicken mixture, pickled onions, and parsley. Drizzle with sour cream mixture. Serves 4. * For 2 cups cooked lentils: In a saucepan combine 2 cups water, 2/3 cup dried brown lentils, and ¼ tsp. salt. Bring to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 20 to 25 minutes. Or use one 9-oz. pkg. steamed lentils, such as Melissa's brand. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 325 Calories 9g Fat 40g Carbs 23g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 325 % Daily Value * Total Fat 9g 12% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 48mg 16% Sodium 463mg 20% Total Carbohydrate 40g 15% Total Sugars 4g Protein 23g Vitamin C 11.9mg 60% Calcium 86mg 7% Iron 3.7mg 21% Potassium 611mg 13% Folate, total 135.1mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg Vitamin B-6 0.7mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.