Lemon chicken Recipe

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  1. Make sauce by combining chicken broth, lemon juice, soy sauce, brown sugar& lemon zest in small saucepan, set aside.
  2. In a bowl beat egg lightly with salt& white pepper.
  3. Dredge chicken in cornstarch, dip into egg batter& dredge again in cornstarch.
  4. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  5. Just before cooking shake off excess cornstarch.
  6. In a wok or large fry pan, heat oil until hot.
  7. Pan fry chicken a couple pieces at at time, turning occasionally, until golden brown, approx.
  8. 3 minutes each side.
  9. Remove from pan& drain on paper towels.
  10. Bring sauce to a boil over medium heat, add cornstarch solution& cook, stirring until sauce boils& thickens.
  11. Cut chicken across grain into 1/2 slices.
  12. Place chicken on serving plate.
  13. Pour sauce on top.
  14. Sprinkle with sesame seeds, if desired.
  15. May also be garnished with lemon slices& cilantro.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 484.67 Kcal (2029 kJ)
Calories from fat 266.78 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29.64g 46%
Cholesterol 121.45mg 40%
Sodium 931.94mg 39%
Potassium 429.64mg 9%
Total Carbs 31.79g 11%
Sugars 18.7g 75%
Dietary Fiber 0.5g 2%
Protein 25.02g 50%
Vitamin C 13.8mg 23%
Iron 0.8mg 4%
Calcium 50.2mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 196.42 Kcal (822 kJ)
Calories from fat 108.11 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.01g 46%
Cholesterol 49.22mg 40%
Sodium 377.67mg 39%
Potassium 174.11mg 9%
Total Carbs 12.88g 11%
Sugars 7.58g 75%
Dietary Fiber 0.2g 2%
Protein 10.14g 50%
Vitamin C 5.6mg 23%
Iron 0.3mg 4%
Calcium 20.3mg 5%

* 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

  • 12.1
  • 13

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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