Chinese lemon chicken

Chinese lemon chicken


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About this recipe: Tasty chicken in lemon sauce is delicious served with rice. This recipe also includes lot of vegetables.

Serves: 2 

  • 3 teaspoons cornflour
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 80ml lemon juice
  • 1 stick of celery, thinly sliced
  • 1 carrot, thinly sliced
  • 1 red pepper, thinly sliced
  • 240ml chicken stock
  • 2 chicken breast fillets

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Put cornflour, sugar, ginger and lemon juice in a pan. Whisk until smooth. Stir in celery, carrot, and pepper. Pour in chicken stock.
  2. Heat the sauce over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sauce boils and thickens.
  3. Meanwhile, grill chicken until no longer pink at the centre, about 8 minutes on each side.
  4. Serve chicken, pour over sauce and serve with rice.

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I did add more ginger to suit our taste preference and garnished with chopped scallions. I cooked the sauce for quite a while, but the carrots never made it past the crunch stage. In the future, I'll either pre-cook them a bit, or more likely, just julienne them. Very simple and quick to make. You definitely will know that you're eating "lemon" chicken. - 27 Oct 2015

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