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

Lemon Chicken Recipe - How to make Lemon Chicken


Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Easy


  • 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


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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