Lemon Chicken Recipe - A delicious and healthy dish - chicken cooked with spices and lemon juice

This recipe is from the book No Oil Cooking.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken breasts , Lemon juice

Cuisine : Oriental

Course : Main Course_Chicken

Lemon Chicken

Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Lemon Chicken Recipe - How to make Lemon Chicken

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Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Ingredients

  • Boneless chicken breasts cut into 1 cm pieces 4

  • Lemon juice 3 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 2 tablespoons

  • Green capsicum cut into 1 inch pieces 1 small

  • Red capsicum cut into 1 inch pieces 1/2 small

  • Yellow capsicum cut into 1 inch pieces 1/2 small

  • Chicken stock 2 cups

  • White pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • MSG 1/4 teaspoon

  • Sugar 3 tablespoons

  • Star anise 1

  • Lemon rind grated 1 teaspoon

Method

Step 1

Marinate chicken in one tablespoon of lemon juice and salt for half an hour. Blend cornstarch in half a cup of water.

Step 2

Heat a non-stick pan. Add capsicum, bell peppers, chicken, chicken stock and bring it to a boil.

Step 3

Add white pepper powder, MSG, sugar, star anise and lemon rind. Add blended cornstarch and cook till the sauce thickens and the chicken is done.

Step 4

Stir in the remaining lemon juice and serve hot.

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