LEMONY CHICKEN -- BONNIE'S

Bonnie ^O^

By
@Utahn

This is my favorite dish to serve guests because it is elegant looking without taking a lot of time to prepare it. Made with chicken tenders soaked in buttermilk, and fried until golden brown. The chicken tenders are then topped with a finger-licking sauce that takes it right over the top in flavor! I have been making this dish for several years, and I have never found anyone that didn't like it. A great TNT recipe! Enjoy!


Original recipe by Sandra Lee, and the photos are my own.


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Serves:

4 or more servings

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

CHICKEN RECIPE

1
quart of buttermilk to cover the tenders
1
tablespoon of lemon zest
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts, tenders removed, or store bought tenders
2
cups all-purpose flour
1
cup cornstarch
vegetable oil for frying

LEMON SAUCE

1
10 ounce jar of lemon curd
1/4
cup chicken broth
1/4
teaspoon ground ginger
1/2
teaspoon soy sauce

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Whisk the zest in the buttermilk, add the chicken tenders to soak a few minutes.
2
Pre-heat pan and cover bottom with 1/4 inch of vegetable oil.
3
Combine the flour and the cornstarch in a shallow bowl.
4
Remove the chicken tenders from the buttermilk and dredge in the flour/cornstarch mixture and place in hot oil skillet. (not smoking)
5
Fry tenders until golden brown. About 4 to 5 minutes per side. Drain on paper towels.
6
Make the sauce. In a small saucepan, combine the lemon curd, chicken broth, ginger and soy sauce. Whisk and heat until hot but not boiling.
7
Serve sauce over the chicken tenders on a platter or on each individual plate. Here is what it looks like. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken