Sabtu, 10 November 2018

30 Minutes Chinese Lemon Chicken

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Chinese Lemon Chicken is the classic Chinese takeout recipe cooked with coated chicken breast in a sweet and sour lemon sauce in just 30 minutes.


You’ll Need:

  • 3 chicken breasts boneless skinless
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 pinch black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon cornstarch divided
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup water

Instructions:


  1. Slice the chicken breasts in half butterflied into two thinner pieces each.
  2. To coat the chicken add the egg, salt, pepper and oil into a bowl and whisk together in a large bowl.
  3. In a separate bowl, add 1/2 cup corn starch and 1/4 cup flour and mix well.
  4. In a large frying pan or a wok, heat more canola oil in a wok 375 degrees (medium high heat).
  5. Dip chicken pieces in the egg mixture, then dredge in the flour mixture.
  6. Fry the chicken for 3 to 4 minutes or until golden and crisp.
  7. Remove the chicken from the pan, then drain the oil.
  8. Add the lemon juice, sugar, water and remaining 1 tablespoon cornstarch to the pan and whisk to combine.
  9. Cook until thickened and smooth.
  10. Slice the chicken into thin strips then serve with lemon sauce poured over.


Notes:


  • Click on times in the instructions to start a kitchen timer while cooking.