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Lemon chicken recipe

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  • Serves 2
  • 20 mins to prepare and 5 mins to cook
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Lemon chicken
Customer recipe by Antony Clements
Added 80 months ago

Slice the chicken in to thin strips

Gently whisk the egg white and 1 tps of cornflour and pour over the chicken. Place the chicken and egg in the fridge for 20 minutes

Put the rice in a saucepan and cover with water, 1cm deep. Add a touch of salt and bring to the boil. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes and leave to the side

Drain the chicken and fry for two minutes, until white but pink inside. Remove from the wok and leave to one side.

Prepare your mushrooms and leave to one side. Wipe clean the wok and add the chicken stock, bring to the boil and add the garlic, lemon juice, rice wine, soy sauce and suger. Turn heat down to simmer.

Fry the mushrooms and add the rice to the mushrooms with the last (beaten) egg. Keep moving the rice.

At the same time. Add the remaining cornflour to a little water and make into a paste, add the paste to the chicken stock. Add the chicken and simmer for a further five minutes.

Plate up the rice and pour the thickened lemon chicken sauce and chicken pieces over the top.

Please note: this recipe has been created and uploaded by a member of the Tesco Real Food online community. Tesco does not test customer recipes so cannot accept responsibility for the content, validate the results or answer queries regarding them.

  • 300g Chicken
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 Egg
  • 50g Brown rice
  • 150ml Chicken stock
  • 1 tps Light soy sauce
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tps sugar
  • 1 tps Chinese rice wine

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