Chinese Lemon Chicken Recipe

Chinese Lemon Chicken Recipe

Make Your Own Chinese Lemon Chicken

No need to order out for your favorite Chinese food when you can make it at home. This Chinese Lemon Chicken Recipe is a classic Chinese dish that you might order from your favorite Chinese restaurant. It’s also a recipe that is easy to make, works with (almost) any diet, and one that makes a great dinner or a really fancy lunch.

Happy cooking!

[recipe title=”Chinese Lemon Chicken” servings=”4 to 6″ time=”45 min” difficulty=”Easy” image=”” description=”A classic Chinese dish that you can make at home”]

– 2 tablespoons Dry sherry
– 4 green (Spring) onions, chopped
– 1 Piece of root ginger, shredded
– 1 pound boned chicken, cut into 1 inch strips
– 2 Celery sticks, sliced
– 4oz button mushrooms, quartered
– 1 Green pepper, cored, seeded, and sliced
– 2 tablespoons Light soy sauce
– Shredded rind of 2 lemons
– A few lemon slices to garnish
– 2 tablespoons oil for stir-frying

1. Put the sherry, spring onions and ginger in a bowl.
2. Add the chicken, toss well to coat, then leave to marinate in the bowl for 15 minutes.
3. Heat the oil in a wok or frying pan. Add the celery, mushrooms, and the green pepper and stir-fry for one minute.
4. Add the chicken and marinade, then cook for 3 minutes.
5. Stir in the soy sauce and lemon rind then cook for a further minute.
6. To serve, pile into a warmed serving dish and garnish with lemon slices.

Nutritional Information

– 294 Calories
– 6g Fat (20.0% calories from fat)
– 53g Protein
– 3g Carbohydrate
– Trace Dietary Fiber
– 144mg Cholesterol
– 346mg Sodium