Lemon Glazed Chicken

Lemon Glazed Chicken

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This recipe works well with orange juice as well. I like to serve with rice.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Serves:
4

Ingredients

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    3 t. grated lemon zest
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    1/2 fresh lemon juice
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    1 t. sugar
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    1 t. cornstarch
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    1/4 t. cayenne
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    1/4 c salt
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    1 quart water
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    4 bone-in,skin on split chicken breasts,ribs removed
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    2 t, canola oil

How to Make Lemon Glazed Chicken

Step-by-Step

  1. Whisk the lemon juice,1/2 t. zest,sugar,cornstarch and cayenne in a bowl. Set aside.
    Place salt and remaining zest in a food processor until finely ground. Whisk water and lemon salt in a large bowl until salt dissolves. Add chicken and refrigerate,covered for 30 mins or up to 1 hour.
    Remove chicken from brine,pat dry. Heat oil in a large cast iron skillet over med-high heat until just smoking. Place chicken skin side down in skillet, cook until very brown and crisp,10-15 mins. Turn chicken over,reduce heat to medium and cook 5-10 mins. longer. Remove from pan and keep warm.
    Pour off the fat,add orange juice mixture and bring to a boil over medium heat. PLace chicken skin side up ,simmer until the sauce is thick 2-3 mins. Turn chicken to coat with sauce. Serve hot.

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About Lemon Glazed Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken



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