lemon chicken

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By Beverley Williams
from San Antonio, TX

My neighbor has a lemon tree and always gives me lemons. I wanted a new way to use them so I came up with this recipe.

serves 4
prep time 1 Hr 30 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For lemon chicken

  • 4
    boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 c
    sesame oil
  • FOR
    marinade:
  • 2
    lemons, juiced
  • 1 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 1 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • FOR
    breading:
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 c
    corn starch
  • 1/2 c
    corn meal
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground ginger
  • zest of
    1 lemon
  • FOR
    sauce:
  • 1 can
    chicken broth
  • 1 box
    instant lemon pudding mix
  • 2
    lemons, juiced
  • 1/8 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1/4 c
    sugar
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How To Make lemon chicken

  • 1
    Cut chicken breasts into strips.
  • 2
    In a bowl, mix marinade ingredients well.
  • 3
    Place chicken pieces in the marinade and let si for at least an hour.
  • 4
    Remove from marinade and discard the marinade.
  • 5
    Place the corn starch, corn meal and eggs in separate shallow bowls.
  • 6
    Dip chicken strips into the corn starch. Shake off excess.
  • 7
    Next dip the strips into the beaten egg to coat.
  • 8
    Lastly dip the strips into the corn meal to coat.
  • 9
    Heat 1/2 cup sesame oil in a skillet.
  • 10
    fry the chicken a little at a time, turning occasionally for 10 minutes or until done.
  • 11
    Drain on paper towel lined plate.
  • 12
    While chicken is frying, place sauce ingredients in a saucepan. Mix thoroughly.
  • 13
    Heat on lows stirring frequently for 15 minutes or until thickened.
  • 14
    When drained place chicken an plate and pour sauce over it.
  • 15
    Serve with rice if desired.

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