Ethiopia: 48/52

Berbere Chicken and Misr Wot (Lentils)

Berbere is a traditional Ethiopian spice blend of fenugreek, paprika, ginger, cardamom, coriander, nutmeg, garlic, onion, cinnamon, and allspice. This dish has it coating the chicken and stewed with spicy lentils. We couldn’t get enough of it!

The Dish

The recipe is pulled from the Feasting from Home blog. E scored a berbere spice blend from the Chelsea Market in NYC, which was essential for this dish! The chicken is coated in the berbere spice and lentils stew along with carrots, tomato, onions, ginger, garlic, and more berbere.


The Verdict

Top 5 Pineapple Sushi dinners! The chicken was so juicy and S couldn’t get enough of that crispy berbere chicken skin. The berbere stewed lentils were a perfect pair for this dish.


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