Top-ranked recipe named "True Lemon Chicken"
I wanted to make Lemon Chicken like the Chinese restaurants have. After trying many recipes, I found one that was OK. I played with the recipe and tweeked it to my liking...a Lemon Sauce that is lemony with a good balance of sweet. I hope you enjoy this as much as I do.
1CHICKEN: Saute cubed chicken in olive oil until done.
3SAUCE: In a small sauce pan, combine first 7 ingredients and bring to a low boil.
4Slowly stir in cornstarch solution.
5Depending on how thick you want the sauce determines how much cornstarch solution you use.
6Careful- sauce tends to boil up when cornstarch solution is added.
7Serve chicken over a bed of rice.
8Pour sauce over chicken& rice.
| 25 min | 10 min prep |
add a bit of grated fresh ginger for a more complex blend of flavors.Use 2 TBLS cornstarch mixed with 4 TBLS water for the thickening agent.
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pah19 1 year ago
pezzaj 1 year agoThe sauce is sensational
Jenjennifer 2 years agoWow!! I could not get this sauce to thicken! & felt like it was missing a crust on the chicken.
Btcw 3 years agoToo lemony! Nice consistency of sauce but that is where it ends.
CCheryl 3 years agosounds like a winner, healthy too, Thanks for sharing, CCheryl