Sticky Roast Chicken Thighs with Lentil Ragout
A sweet and savoury taste experience: chicken thighs marinated in Kikkoman soy sauce, paprika, and honey, served with a delicious lentil ragout.
For the chicken
For the lentil ragout
Rinse the lentils and soak in cold water. Rinse and dry the rosemary.
Peel the potatoes and sweet potatoes and portion into hazelnut-sized pieces. Rinse and dry the beans and cut them into pieces approx. 2 cm long.
Peel and finely chop the garlic. Pick the rosemary and chop finely.
Sauté the bacon in a pan with 3 tbsp rapeseed oil. Drain the soaked lentils and add to the bacon. Add the potatoes, sweet potatoes, rosemary, garlic and beans. Add the vegetable stock and 5 tbsp Kikkoman soy sauce and simmer on a low heat for approx. 20 minutes. Then remove from the heat.
Preheat the oven to 200 °C.
Meanwhile, mix 2 tbsp rapeseed oil with 4 tbsp Kikkoman soy sauce, paprika, and honey. Peel the onions and cut them in half. Marinate the chicken thighs and onions with the soy and paprika marinade and place them in a roasting tray in the oven.
Roast the chicken thighs in the oven for approx. 5 minutes, then pour in the white wine and 2 tbsp Kikkoman soy sauce and add 2 bay leaves.
Cover the roasting tin and roast on the middle shelf for approx. 15 minutes. Uncover the roasting tin and leave the chicken thighs to colour for another 15 minutes. Serve with the lentil ragout.
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