Lemon Chicken Recipe

Looking for an easy Lemon Chicken recipe? Learn how to make Lemon Chicken using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kbeam4453

Makes 2 servings



The light batter and zesty fresh lemon make this favorite chicken recipe really tasty and a pleasure to eat.

Recipe Ingredients for Lemon Chicken

2 breast, bone and skin removed Chicken, Breast, Meat Only
32 grams Soy Sauce
1 large Egg, Yolk
1.5 tbsp Corn Starch
3 tbsp Vegetable Oil, Canola
0.25 cup Lemon Juice
2 tsp Sugars, Granulated
0.25 cup (8 fl oz) Water
0.33 tbsp Corn Starch
1/4 tsp Sea Salt
1 dash Pepper, Black

Recipe Directions for Lemon Chicken

Put the chicken in a bowl and toss with the soy sauce. Leave to marinate for 30 minutes. To make the sauce, whisk together the lemon zest and juice with the sugar, water and cornstarch in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, whisking constantly until thickened, then keep warm. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large heavy-based saucepan. Whisk together the egg yolk and cornstarch in a small bowl to make a batter. Toss the chicken in the batter and fry for three to four minutes on each side until golden and cooked through. Transfer to a plate and spoon the warm lemon sauce over the chicken. Scatter the scallions over the dish before serving.
Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 291.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
561
Calories from Fat
265
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
29.4g
45%
Saturated Fat
4.1g
21%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
251mg
84%
Sodium
1229mg
51%
Potassium
523mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
16.6g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0.3g
1%
Sugars
5.2g
Protein
55.8g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 23%
Calcium 4% Iron 13%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
92% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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