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Mom's Lemon Chicken

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“This was my mother's recipe, and there was just something about the way she made it, I could eat it for breakfast, lunch and dinner! I hope you will try it and like it as much as I do.”
1hr 20mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dredge chicken pieces in flour or cornstarch and brown in oil.
  2. Make braising liquid which consists of:
  3. 4 tablespoons sherry.
  4. 4 tablespoons soy sauce.
  5. 1/4 teaspoons sugar.
  6. 2 cloves garlic, crushed.
  7. 1 slice fresh ginger, crushed.
  8. 1 teaspoons sesame oil.
  9. 2 whole star anise.
  10. 2 dried red chili peppers, broken in half.
  11. Pour over browned chicken pieces for about 15 minute or until tender.
  12. Combine 3/4 cup lemon juice and 3/4 cup sugar to make lemon sauce. Simmer for 10 minute.
  13. Meanwhile combine 2 teaspoons cornstarch and 2 teaspoons water, add to lemon -sugar mixture and cook until clear. Add grated lemon rind and pour over chicken.
  14. Garnish with green onions.

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