Lemon Chicken II

Lemon Chicken II

100 Reviews 10 Pics
Ladan
Recipe by  Ladan

“Tender egg-battered chicken breasts with a delectable lemony sauce.”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 6 servings

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Directions

  1. In a large bowl combine the chicken, sherry, soy sauce and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Mix together, cover and refrigerate. Let marinate for 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. In a small bowl, beat together the eggs, 1/4 cup cornstarch and baking powder to form a batter. In a wok, heat 2 cups oil to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Coat chicken with batter and fry in wok until browned. Cut into bite size pieces and set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl combine the sugar, 1 tablespoon cornstarch, broth, lemon juice and 1 teaspoon salt. Mix together and add lemon slices. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in wok and slowly stir in lemon sauce mixture. Cook, stirring, until sauce is clear. Pour sauce over chicken and serve.

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Reviews (100)

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HAWNTER
50

HAWNTER

This is the best lemon chicken recipe I've tried. My husband likes to order lemon chicken at restaurants and he thinks this recipe is great! I added a couple of tablespoons of flour to the batter recipe so that it would adhere better to the chicken. I also left the breasts whole. Very delicious! This one's a keeper!

Brandi M
38

Brandi M

This is a tempura style lemon chicken that is surprisingly similar to a famous Chinese restaurant in Dallas. The sweet lemon sauce goes perfectly with the lightly fried chicken and goes great with steamed rice.

amydoll
37

amydoll

This was very good after a few small changes. I didn't add any extra salt to the marinade or the sauce. Cut the chicken into bite size pieces before you cook it. Also, I don't think you need extra oil in the sauce. I just mixed it all together, warmed it up a bit, and added the chicken and mixed it up. I will definitely be making this again, wonderful!

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (6 total)

  • Calories
  • 490 cal
  • 25%
  • Fat
  • 20.8 g
  • 32%
  • Carbs
  • 20.9 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 53.4 g
  • 107%
  • Cholesterol
  • 209 mg
  • 70%
  • Sodium
  • 932 mg
  • 37%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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