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Chinese Lemon Chicken
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15 INGREDIENTS • 10 STEPS • 35MINS

Chinese Lemon Chicken

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This Chinese Lemon Chicken is so flavorful, and doesn't take long to put together! Why order takeout when you can make it at home?
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Hi, I'm Tovia! You’ll find an assortment of recipes such as how to make Southern Fried Chicken to Gluten-Free Macaroni and Cheese!
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This Chinese Lemon Chicken is so flavorful, and doesn't take long to put together! Why order takeout when you can make it at home?
35MINS
Total Time
$5.24
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
US / Metric
Soy Sauce
2 Tbsp
Chicken Broth
1 cup
Chicken Broth
Corn Starch
1 1/2 Tbsp
Salt
1 1/4 tsp
Lemon
1
Lemon, freshly squeezed
2 Tbsp juice per 4 servings
Lemon
3 slices
Baking Powder
1/2 tsp
Baking Powder
Cooking Oil
as needed
Cooking Oil
about 2 cups, for frying
Onion
1
Onion, chopped
Garlic
1 tsp
Garlic, minced
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
444
Fat
6.4 g
Protein
63.1 g
Carbs
31.8 g
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step 1
Into a bowl, add Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts (2.5 lb), Soy Sauce (2 Tbsp), and Ground Black Pepper (1/2 tsp). Stir to combine. Let marinate for 20-30 minutes.
step 1 Into a bowl, add Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts (2.5 lb), Soy Sauce (2 Tbsp), and Ground Black Pepper (1/2 tsp). Stir to combine. Let marinate for 20-30 minutes.
step 2
Into another bowl, add Chicken Broth (1 cup), Granulated Sugar (1/3 cup), juice from Lemon (1), Corn Starch (1 1/2 Tbsp), Salt (3/4 tsp), and Lemons (3 slices). Stir to combine.
step 2 Into another bowl, add Chicken Broth (1 cup), Granulated Sugar (1/3 cup), juice from Lemon (1), Corn Starch (1 1/2 Tbsp), Salt (3/4 tsp), and Lemons (3 slices). Stir to combine.
step 3
Into another bowl, add Eggs (2), Corn Starch (1/4 cup), Ground Black Pepper (1/2 tsp), Salt (1/2 tsp), and Baking Powder (1/2 tsp). Mix until smooth.
step 3 Into another bowl, add Eggs (2), Corn Starch (1/4 cup), Ground Black Pepper (1/2 tsp), Salt (1/2 tsp), and Baking Powder (1/2 tsp). Mix until smooth.
step 4
Add chicken to the batter. Mix to combine.
step 4 Add chicken to the batter. Mix to combine.
step 5
In a frying pan, heat up Cooking Oil (as needed). When oil is hot, add chicken and fry until golden brown. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain excess oil on a paper towel.
step 5 In a frying pan, heat up Cooking Oil (as needed). When oil is hot, add chicken and fry until golden brown. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain excess oil on a paper towel.
step 6
Remove all but a little bit of the oil from the pan and add Onion (1). Cook for 1 minute.
step 6 Remove all but a little bit of the oil from the pan and add Onion (1). Cook for 1 minute.
step 7
Add Garlic (1 tsp) and cook on high until onion is caramelized.
step 7 Add Garlic (1 tsp) and cook on high until onion is caramelized.
step 8
Add lemon sauce to the pan. Stir well.
step 8 Add lemon sauce to the pan. Stir well.
step 9
When sauce begins to thicken, return chicken to the pan. Stir well until chicken is coated.
step 9 When sauce begins to thicken, return chicken to the pan. Stir well until chicken is coated.
step 10
Serve over rice if desired and and enjoy!
step 10 Serve over rice if desired and and enjoy!
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Dairy-Free
American
Lunch
Chicken
Shellfish-Free
Kid-Friendly
Dinner
Chinese
Quick & Easy
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