Mom's Lemon Chicken

Recipe by FLUFFSTER
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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Dredge chicken pieces in flour or cornstarch and brown in oil.
  • Make braising liquid which consists of:
  • 4 tablespoons sherry.
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce.
  • 1/4 teaspoons sugar.
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed.
  • 1 slice fresh ginger, crushed.
  • 1 teaspoons sesame oil.
  • 2 whole star anise.
  • 2 dried red chili peppers, broken in half.
  • Pour over browned chicken pieces for about 15 minute or until tender.
  • Combine 3/4 cup lemon juice and 3/4 cup sugar to make lemon sauce. Simmer for 10 minute.
  • 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.
  • Garnish with green onions.
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