Mandarin Chicken

Recipe by msboogie
READY IN: 40mins


  • 1
    whole boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into 4 equal pieces (1lb)
  • vegetable oil cooking spray
  • 23
    cup sugar (or less, according to taste)
  • 14
  • 1
    tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1
    tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 12
    teaspoon minced fresh garlic
  • 12
    teaspoon minced fresh ginger
  • 14
    cup water
  • 4
    teaspoons cornstarch


  • Spray chicken breasts with vegetable oil spray.
  • Grill chicken breasts 4-6 minutes per side or until done (chicken should be brown in spots).
  • Chop chicken into bite size pieces, set aside.
  • Combine sugar, soy sauce, lemon juice, oil, garlic and ginger in a small saucepan.
  • Heat over medium until sugar is dissolved, stirring often.
  • Bring to boil.
  • Combine cornstarch and water.
  • Add to sauce pan, stirring often.
  • Reduce heat and simmer 4-6 minutes or until sauce thickens.
  • Pour chicken into a large frying pan over medium heat.
  • Heat until chicken sizzles, then reduce heat and pour sauce over the chicken.
  • Heat through.
  • Serve over white rice.