Lemon Chicken


Preparation info

  • Serves

    4 to 6

    as part of a multi-course meal
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      35 min

Appears in

Katie Chin's Everyday Chinese Cookbook: 101 Delicious Recipes from My Mother's Kitchen

Katie Chin's Everyday Chinese Cookbook

By Katie Chin

Published 2016

  • About

Pucker up, folks, because this lemon chicken is out of this world! This was my mother’s signature dish, and she served tons (I mean, literally tons) of it to her catering clients and at her restaurants. When fried, the batter becomes incredibly light and crispy. The sauce is bright, fresh and (of course) super-duper lemony, making for the perfect balance of sweet and tart. This is a great dish to serve at a dinner party, because you can keep the chicken warm in the oven while you’re having