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How to make Lemon Chicken - A delicious and healthy dish - chicken cooked with spices and lemon juice

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This recipe is from the book No Oil Cooking.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken Breast (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), Lemon juice (नींबु का रस)

Cuisine : Chinese

Course : Main Course Chicken

Lemon Chicken
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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.

For more recipes related to Lemon Chicken checkout Chicken Tetrazini, Chicken Manchurian, Chicken In Paprika And Pepper Sauce, Chicken Pasanda . You can also find more Main Course Chicken recipes like Chicken with Apricot, Aioli Chicken, Kadai Chicken, Thai Chilli Chicken.

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Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sour

Ingredients for Lemon Chicken Recipe

  • Boneless chicken Breast 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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