LEMONY CHICKEN -- BONNIE'S

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Bonnie ^O^

By
@CalifornianForNow

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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
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

How to Make LEMONY CHICKEN -- BONNIE'S

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!

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About LEMONY CHICKEN -- BONNIE'S

Course/Dish: Chicken




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