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Chinese-Style Lemon Chicken


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  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 lbs (aprx 4) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 2 cup cooking oil
  • 3 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/3 cups fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cups diced scallions



Step 1

Combine the cornstarch, 1/4 cup water and the egg yolks into a bowl, whisk until smooth. Dip the chicken breasts and coat each piece thoroughly.
Heat 2 cups oil in a wok. Fry chicken breasts until brown then place the chicken in a paper towel.
Stir in 1/2 cup water and broth in medium saucepan, place 2 tablespoon cornstarch, brown sugar and ginger.. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently until thickens and comes to a boil, boil for 1 minute.
Remove from heat, add in lemon juice. Slice chicken into thin pieces.
Arrange slightly over lapping on serving dish. Pour sauce over, sprinkle with scallions.

Serves 4

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