Asian Cuisine

Lemon Chicken

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Servings

4 people

Prep time

20 minutes

Cooking time

20 minutes

Total Time

40 minutes

Lemon Chicken

Recipe by Fatima Maniya SoortyCourse: MainCuisine: Asian
Servings

4

people
Prep time

20

minutes
Cooking time

16

minutes
Total Time

40

minutes

Lemon Chicken
Ingredients

  • lb Chicken Breast chunks

  • Egg

  • tbsp Corn starch (plus more)

  • 12 tsp Salt

  • tsp White pepper

  • tbsp Soy sauce

  • tsp Cayenne Pepper

  • 14 cup Bell pepper cubes

  • 14 cup Green onion sliced (white tops seperate)

  • tbsp Minced ginger

  • tbsp Minced garlic

  • 3-4 Dried red chili’s

  • 3-4 Fresh green chili

  • Oil as needed

  • Sesame seeds for garnish

  • SAUCE
    INGREDIENTS
  • cup Chicken Stock

  • tsp Red chili powder

  • 12 tsp White pepper powder

  • tbsp Brown sugar

  • 14 cup Lemon juice

  • tbsp Soy sauce

  • 14 tsp Salt

LEMON CHICKEN
Directions

  • Cut chicken breast into chunks and marinate with salt, white pepper, cayenne pepper and soy sauce.
  • Add the egg and cornstarch and coat the chicken.
  • Heat 1 cup oil and fry the chicken chunks in batches, remove and set aside.
  • Prepare the aromatics, sauce and fried chicken.
  • In a wok heat 1 tbsp oil, to this add the dried red chili, fresh green chili, ginger and garlic. Stir fry on high until fragrant and add the bell pepper cubes, flash fry for 30 seconds and add the sauce.
  • Make a slurry with 1 tsp cornstarch and 1 tbsp water. When the sauce comes to a boil, add the cornstarch slurry and mix well so there are no lumps and the sauce thickens.
  • Add the fried chicken balls when ready to serve! Garnish with green onions and serve with steamed rice or fried rice. Garnish with sesame seeds if you want!
  • SAUCE
    DIRECTIONS
  • Combine all the ingredients and set aside!

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