Baked Lemon Chicken With Chinese Lemon Sauce Recipe

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Baked Lemon Chicken With Chinese Lemon Sauce
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  1. Cut each chicken breast half lengthwise. Mix egg white and water in a medium glass or plastic bowl. Add chicken; turn to coat both sides and let stand 10 minutes.
  2. Heat oven to 450 degrees. Spray nonstick cookie sheet with cooking spray. Remove chicken from egg mixture; discard egg mixture. Mix flour, baking soda and red pepper in a large resealable plastic bag. Add 1 chicken piece at a time. Seal bag; shake to coat chicken. Place chicken on cookie sheet; spray with cooking spray about 5 seconds or until surface of chicken appears moist.
  3. Bake uncovered for 20 to 25 minutes or until juice of chicken is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut. While chicken is baking, prepare Chinese Lemon Sauce. Let chicken stand 5 minutes;slice each piece into 5 slices. Pour sacue over chicken. Garnish with lemon slices and green onion.
  4. Chinese Lemon Sauce: Heat all ingredients except cornstarch and cold water to boiling in 1-quart suacepan, stirring occasionally. Mix cornstarch and cold water; stir into sauce. Cook and stir about 30 seconds or until thickened. Serve warm, or cover and refrigerate up to 2 weeks.
  5. This meal is excellent with steamed broccoli.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 351.98 Kcal (1474 kJ)
Calories from fat 64.83 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.2g 11%
Cholesterol 139.24mg 46%
Sodium 1315.07mg 55%
Potassium 735.68mg 16%
Total Carbs 25.28g 8%
Sugars 16.59g 66%
Dietary Fiber 0.63g 3%
Protein 49.06g 98%
Vitamin C 10.9mg 18%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Calcium 19.9mg 2%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 108.52 Kcal (454 kJ)
Calories from fat 19.99 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.22g 11%
Cholesterol 42.93mg 46%
Sodium 405.46mg 55%
Potassium 226.83mg 16%
Total Carbs 7.79g 8%
Sugars 5.11g 66%
Dietary Fiber 0.19g 3%
Protein 15.13g 98%
Vitamin C 3.4mg 18%
Iron 0.1mg 1%
Calcium 6.1mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 7.5
  • 9

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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