Christmas Recipes

Lemon Chicken


3 lb. chicken breasts, boned
1 Tablespoon sherry
1 Tablespoon soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1/4 cup cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
2 cups vegetable oil
1/3 cup sugar
1 Tablespoon cornstarch
1 cup chicken broth
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon salt
1 lemon
2 Tablespoons vegetable oil


1. In large bowl, combine chicken with sherry, soy sauce and salt; let it marinate for 15 minutes.
2. In small bowl, beat eggs, cornstarch and baking powder to form batter. In a wok, heat 2 cups oil to 350 degrees F. Coat chicken with batter; fry until browned. Cut into bite size pieces.
3. Combine sugar, cornstarch, broth, lemon juice and remaining 1 teaspoon of salt. Cut lemon into thin slices. In a wok, heat the two tablespoons of oil; add
lemon slices and stir fry for 30 seconds. Slowly stir in cornstarch mixture. Stir until sauce is clear.
4. Pour sauce over chicken. Ready to serve.

Added On: 2005-09-10
Submitted By: Staff
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