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.

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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

  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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About Lemon Chicken

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



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