Chinese Lemon Chicken

  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    Easy Chinese Lemon Chicken with a sticky honey, lemon and garlic sauce. Better than takeout in less than 30 minutes!

    Ingredients

    • 21 oz (600 g) chicken tenderloins cut into 1-inch pieces
    • 1 large egg
    • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
    • 2 tablespoons Chinese shaoxing wine (or white vinegar)
    • 1/2 cup corn starch
    • 1/2 cup vegetable oil or canola oil
    • 1 tablespoon oil
    • 3 teaspoons minced garlic
    • 1 teaspoon minced or finely grated ginger
    • 1/2 cup chicken stock or broth
    • juice of 1 lemon (about 3-4 tablespoons)
    • 2 tablespoons sugar
    • 2 tablespoons honey
    • salt to taste
    • 2 teaspoons corn starch dissolved in 2 tablespoons water
    • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds to garnish
    • thinly sliced green onions to garnish
    • lemon slices, to serve (optional)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 417 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 32 g 49.83%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 13.23%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 1 mg 0.21%
    • Sodium: 708 mg 29.49%
    • Calcium: 3 mg 0.25%
    • Potassium: 19 mg 0.53%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 1.33%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 31 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 1.57%
    • Sugar: 13 g
    • Protein: 1 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 5 g
    • Vitamin A 0.08%
    • Vitamin C 2.67%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat6
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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