Tuesday, July 9, 2019

chinese lemon #chicken

chinese lemon chicken with an irresistibly sticky, sweet and sour chinese lemon sauce. move over take-out!

One of your most favourite Chinese chicken dishes is easy to make at home with crispy, golden chicken tenderloin pieces. Have delicious Chinese Lemon Chicken on your table in 30 minutes.

Ingredients

CHICKEN:

  • 21 oz (600 g) chicken tenderloins cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Chinese shaoxing wine (or white vinegar)
  • 1/2 cup corn starch
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil or canola oil

LEMON SAUCE:

  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 3 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon minced or finely grated ginger
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock or broth
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • juice of 1 lemon (about 3-4 tablespoons)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • salt to taste
  • 2 teaspoons corn starch dissolved in 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds to garnish
  • thinly sliced green onions to garnish
  • lemon slices, to serve (optional)
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