Chinese Lemon Chicken

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  • Summary

    Recipe adapted from and with thanks to Just One Cookbook and Easy Chinese Recipes

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 lbs chicken tenders, this was 9 chicken tender pieces
    • 2 large eggs, beaten
    • Coconut oil, for deep frying (or flavorless oil of your choosing)
    • Optional: 1 cup white vinegar **
    • Marinade Ingredients:
    • 1 tablespoon soy sauce (use tamarind if GF version is desired)
    • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
    • 2 tablespoons arrowroot or cornstarch
    • 2 teaspoons sherry cooking wine
    • Coating Ingredients:
    • 1/2 cup AP flour *
    • 1/2 cup arrowroot or cornstarch *
    • 2 teaspoons baking soda
    • * Gluten Free substitutions: 1/2 cup brown rice flour + 1/3 cup potato starch + 1/4 cup arrowroot powder or cornstarch - combine all three of these and substitute for the flour and cornstarch combination listed above
    • Sauce Ingredients:
    • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice, this was the juice of 2 large lemons
    • 1/4 cup plum sauce, this can be found in the Asian section of most grocery stores
    • 1 rounded tablespoon sugar
    • 1/3 cup water
    • 1 teaspoon arrowroot or cornstarch
    • pinch of salt, to taste

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 145 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 5 g 7.14%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 4.46%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 10 mg 3.34%
    • Sodium: 816 mg 34.01%
    • Calcium: 7 mg 0.75%
    • Potassium: 70 mg 2%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 4.86%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 18 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 4.31%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 6 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 2.04%
    • Vitamin C 0.55%
    • 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 - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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