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Chinese Lemon Chicken

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Ingredients
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Servings:
4
Serves 4
2 Tbsp
1 cup
Chicken Broth
1 1/2 Tbsp
1 1/4 tsp
2 Tbsp
3 slices
1/4 cup
1/2 tsp
Baking Powder
as needed
Cooking Oil
about 2 cups, for frying
1
Onion , chopped
1 tsp
Garlic , minced
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Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
1469
FAT
126.4 g
PROTEIN
62.9 g
CARBS
30.8 g

Directions

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Step 1
Into a bowl, add Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast (2.5 pound), Soy Sauce (2 tablespoon), and Ground Black Pepper (1/2 teaspoon). Stir to combine. Let marinate for 20-30 minutes.
Step 2
Into another bowl, add Chicken Broth (1 cup), Granulated Sugar (1/3 cup), Lemon Juice (2 tablespoon), Corn Starch (1 1/2 tablespoon), Salt (3/4 teaspoon), and Lemon (3 slice). Stir to combine.
Step 3
Into another bowl, add Egg (2), Corn Starch (1/4 cup), Ground Black Pepper (1/2 teaspoon), Salt (1/2 teaspoon), and Baking Powder (1/2 teaspoon). Mix until smooth.
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 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 teaspoon) and cook on high until onion is caramelized.
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 10
Serve over rice if desired and and enjoy!

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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
1469
% Daily Value*
Fat
126.4 g
162%
Saturated Fat
10.7 g
53%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
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Cholesterol
256.8 mg
86%
Carbohydrates
30.8 g
11%
Fiber
1.0 g
4%
Sugars
18.9 g
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Protein
62.9 g
126%
Sodium
1643.9 mg
71%
Vitamin D
0.5 µg
2%
Calcium
49.2 mg
4%
Iron
2.6 mg
14%
Potassium
159.1 mg
3%
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