Chicken Recipes




Lemon Chicken Recipe


Lemon Chicken Recipe

This delicious lemon chicken recipe uses a pour-over lemon sauce as the featured flavor. Each bite is filled with tart and tangy lemon that keeps your taste buds tingling. Thankfully, lemon and chicken are common flavors across types of dishes and cultures so you can easily add this lemon chicken to your favorite salads, pasta, or sandwiches.

It avoids the higher calorie versions that call for breading and frying the chicken, and in doing so brings out the fantastic lemon taste. A quick tip for bringing out a stronger lemon flavor is to use a zester and add a few teaspoons of fresh lemon zest as a garnish to the fully cooked chicken.

This is perfect over egg noodles or rice because stronger sauces need somewhat neutral side dishes to keep the flavors of the meal in balance. Generally speaking, having balance in your foods is critical when it comes to the vast majority of cooking.

Lemon Chicken


  • 4 cooked boneless skinless chicken breasts***
  • 4 1/2 Tablespoons sugar
  • 4 1/2 Tablespoons chicken stock
  • 4 1/2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 lemon rind, grated
  • 4 drops of lemon extract


1. Mix all ingredients except chicken in a medium saucepan.

2. Cook high heat until thick, stirring constantly.

3. Pour lemon sauce over cooked chicken breasts. Serve hot.

*** Chicken Cooking Instructions:

1. In a large non-stick skillet, saute chicken in oil until browned on both sides.

2. Cover and cook over medium-low heat for 10-15 minutes or until chicken juices run clear.

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