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Lemon Chicken

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

This recipe is from the book No Oil Cooking.

Preparation Time : 31-40 minutes

Cooking time : 26-30 minutes

Servings :

Lemon Chicken

Main Ingredients

Boneless chicken breasts , Lemon juice

Cuisine

Oriental

Course

Main Course-Chicken

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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