Lemon Chicken


Preparation info
  • It serves

    2 to 4

    as a main course with rice and something cool and green.
    • Difficulty


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By Irene Kuo

Published 1977

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Velveted and slippery-coated ingredients are ideal for steaming with rich seasonings for a very tasty, creamy result. This recipe gives you a lovely lemon-flavored sauce over a smooth succulent, chicken.



Follow the preliminary steps for velveting the chicken according to the master recipe, but do not put it through the warm oil. Place it on a heatproof platter, spreading out the meat evenly, without too much overlapping, so that the sauce can melt and flavor all the pieces.

Mix the sauce ingredients in a bowl until smooth; then spoon it all over the chicken and surround with the lemon s