Lemon Chicken

1
Beverley Williams

By
@Beverley1991

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.

Rating:
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Serves:
4
Prep:
1 Hr 30 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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(s)
chicken broth
1 box
instant lemon pudding mix
2
lemons, juiced
1/8 tsp
garlic powder
1 tsp
ground ginger
1/4 c
sugar

How to Make Lemon Chicken

Step-by-Step

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

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About Lemon Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Chinese