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Lemon Chicken


2 people


20 mins


Lemon chicken recipe – Crispy fried chicken with zesty and citrusy lemon sauce. Healthy, delicious, quick, and easy recipe to make at home.


– 10 oz. skinless, boneless chicken breast/thigh, cut into small pieces – ▢1/4 cup cornstarch (sifted and combine well) – ▢1/4 cup all purpose flour – ▢oil (for deep-frying) – ▢1/2 teaspoon white sesame Marinade: – ▢1/2 tablespoon soy sauce – ▢1/2 tablespoon Shaoxing wine (optional) – ▢1 tablespoon corn starch Sauce: – ▢3 tablespoons lemon juice – ▢1 tablespoon sugar or more to taste – ▢5 tablespoons water – ▢1 teaspoon corn starch – ▢1 pinch salt or to taste

Step 1

– Marinate the chicken with the Marinade, for 30 minutes. Mix all the ingredients for the Sauce. Set aside.

Step 2

– Coat the marinated chicken with the corn starch and all-purpose flour mixture. Heat up a wok with about two inches of oil. As soon as the oil is fully heated, deep-fry the chicken until golden brown. Transfer the chicken out to a dish lined with paper towels to sock up the excess oil.

Step 3

– Add all the ingredients in the Sauce into a small sauce pan and bring it to a quick boil. Transfer the fried chicken into the sauce, stir to coat well with the lemon sauce.

Step 4

– Dish out, top with the white sesame, and serve immediately.

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