You may have encountered this dish in a Chinese restaurant and have loved it, but do you wish you knew how to cook it?
Lemon Chicken is a pan fried, lightly floured chicken breast with a very succulent lemon sauce made of lemon jam and rice wine vinegar which gives it that tangy taste. Flavor-wise, it is like a sweet and sour sauce without the tomato sauce component but with a more lemony flavor.
Personally I look forward on this dish whenever I visit a Chinese restaurant (with some dumplings and spring rolls as well). Have it with their usual golden fried rice and you’ve got yourself a very satisfying meal. Enjoy this dish everyone as much as I have enjoyed it as well. You’ll never look at a Chinese restaurant the same way again with this succulent Lemon Chicken.
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1 pound chicken tenders
¼ cup all purpose flour
3 teaspoons rice wine vinegar
½ cup chicken broth
1 cup lemon jam
1 tablespoon lemon zest
Scallions, sliced diagonally for garnish
3. In the same pan add in your vinegar and let it reduce for a minute then pour in the broth, add in the lemon zest and lemon jam. Dilute with hot water till desired consistency then add back in your chicken to coat.