How to make Lemon Chicken -

Chicken cooked with lemon juice and spices and flavoured with garam masala powder.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member Shivika Arora.

Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Lemon Juice (नींबु का रस)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Lemon Chicken

Lemon Chicken 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 : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Lemon Chicken Recipe

  • Chicken cut into small pieces 750 grams

  • Lemon Juice 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala 1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat margarine in a non stick pan add cumin seeds, when it starts crackling add red chilli powder, chicken, lemon juice, salt, black pepper powder and saute for two minutes.

Step 2

Add ½ cup water and cover the pan cook till chicken is tender.

Step 3

Add garam masala and saute for two minutes.

Step 4

Remove from flame and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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