How to make Honey and Lemon Chicken on Rice -

Chicken cooked with lemon slices and served with honeyed brown rice.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Chicken breast (चिकन ब्रेस्ट ), Honey (शहद)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Honey and Lemon Chicken on Rice

Honey and Lemon Chicken on Rice Recipe Card


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.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet and Sour

Ingredients for Honey and Lemon Chicken on Rice Recipe

  • Chicken breast boneless 1

  • Honey 2 tablespoons

  • Lemons 3

  • Cooked brown rice 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli flakes as required

  • Oil 3 tbsps + to drizzle

  • shallots peeled 4-5

  • Ginger chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Orange juice 2 cups

  • Carrot peeled 1 medium

  • A curly parsley sprig


Step 1

Slice 2 lemons into thick roundels. Make light gashes on the chicken breast on both sides. Sprinkle salt and red chilli flakes on both sides.

Step 2

Heat 1 tbsp oil in a non-stick grill pan and place 6 lemon roundels in 2 rows. Place the chicken breast over them. Squeeze the juice of ½ lemon and let it cook.

Step 3

Halve the shallots. Heat 2 tbsps oil in a non-stick wok, add shallots and ginger and saute.

Step 4

Turn the chicken breast over, add 2 tbsps water and let it cook.

Step 5

Add orange juice to the wok. Cut carrot into roundels and halve them and add to the wok and cook.

Step 6

Add salt, honey, red chilli flakes, juice of ½ lemon and mix. Add ½ cup cooked brown rice and mix and let it get heated through.

Step 7

Drizzle a little oil over the chicken breast and cook till both sides are golden. Remove from the pan and thickly slice diagonally without cutting through.

Step 8

Transfer the rice into a serving plate, place the chicken over it. Garnish with a sprig of curly parsley and grilled lemon slices and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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