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lemon ginger chicken

(9 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Jo Anne Sugimoto
Kaneohe, HI

Here is a tangy, sweet and savory recipe for chicken. I think many of us like the combination of these flavors on our taste buds (palate). I like to serve this over vegetables and brown rice. Have a taste, go on, you'll love it!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Easy recipe, exotic flavors! Delicious served alongside stir-fried veggies or fried rice.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(9 ratings)
yield serving(s)
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For lemon ginger chicken

  • 1 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh ginger, grated
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 8
    chicken pieces
  • 2 tsp
    vegetable oil
  • white toasted sesame seeds
  • green onion, chopped

How To Make lemon ginger chicken

  • 1
    Finely shred the peel from the lemon and also juice the lemon.
  • 2
    In a bowl, combine the lemon peel, ginger and salt.
  • 3
    In another bowl, combine lemon juice, honey, soy sauce and 2 Tbsp. water.
  • 4
    Rub the lemon peel mixture over the chicken pieces. Let stand for an hour.
  • 5
    In a skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat and place chicken pieces in hot oil.
  • 6
    Cook for about 5 to 7 minutes or until well-browned, turn chicken pieces over and add lemon juice mixture.
  • 7
    Reduce heat cover and cook for 15 to 20 minutes or longer or until the chicken is fully cooked.
  • 8
    Transfer chicken pieces to a serving platter. Skim the oil and fat from the juices in the skillet and drizzle the sauce onto the chicken pieces.
  • 9
    Sprinkle with white toasted sesame seeds and green onions.
  • 10
    Serves 4.