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Lemon chicken Indian style - simple recipe

Updated on September 30, 2012
lemon chicken Indian style
lemon chicken Indian style

Lemon chicken, simple recipe

This is the most easy and delicious lemon chicken recipe. The recipe also has an Indian touch. But the recipe is that of Chinese lemon chicken. This is otherwise the tasty Chinese lemon chicken recipe. Try this today.


Chicken – 300 g

Onion – ½ an onion

Corriander leaves – handful

Garlic – 2 cloves

Ginger -1 small piece

Pepper powder – 1 ½ teaspoon

Soy Sauce – 2 table spoons

Vinegar – 2 teaspoon

Corn floor – 3 tablespoons

Maida – 1 teaspoon

Eggs – 2

Sugar – 1 teaspoon

Lemon juice – juice of half a lemon

Oil – 100g

Salt – to taste

How to prepare Lemon chicken

1) Cook few chicken pieces (100 gram) in 3 cups of water. Add onion, coriander leaves, ½ spoon pepper powder, garlic, ginger, and salt. Boil and keep in low flame for 15 minutes. Remove from fire and allow it to cool. Collect the soup alone and discard the residue.

2) Cut remaining chicken into pieces and marinate with vinegar, soy sauce, salt and 1 teaspoon pepper powder. Keep in refrigerator for half an hour

3) Make a paste of corn flour (2 tablespoons) and maida (1 teaspoon) (or all purpose flour). Beat eggs into it. Put salt. Now coat the chicken pieces with this mixture. Fry the chicken pieces in oil.

4) Now take another vessel for preparing the sauce. Pour the soup prepared in step 1 to this vessel. Add 1 tablespoon corn flour stir well. Add salt (1 teaspoon). Add sugar and lemon juice. Now take a kadai (any vessel to boil oil) and boil 2 tablespoon oil. Pour the mixture to it. Cook in low flame. The mixture would turn clean when cooked for 10 minutes in low flame. Sauce is ready.

5) Take friend chicken pieces in a bowl and pour the sauce over that. Delicious easy-to-make lemon chicken is ready.

Make it today and let me know how you enjoyed it


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      Shaina 4 years ago

      Delicious n easy recipe...would like to give it a try today!..:) thanks

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      Rumana 4 years ago from Sharjah, UAE

      Looks awesome!! Great recipe

      Voted up useful

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      dhannyya 5 years ago

      thank you LadyFiddler for the comment

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      Joanna Chandler 5 years ago from On planet Earth

      This looks and sounds delicious I will love to try this some day soon. I've tasted it but never made it on my own.

      Thanks for sharing

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      GlstngRosePetals 5 years ago from Wouldn't You Like To Know

      This sounds really good. I will have to give this a try for myself :0) Voted up !!

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      Pollyannalana 5 years ago from US

      This sounds really good.

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      Shining Irish Eyes 5 years ago from Upstate, New York

      This sounds scrumptious and I will be adding it to my recipe collection. I am also going to share this hub.

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      Anamika S 5 years ago from Mumbai - Maharashtra, India

      One of my favorites... cannot resist this one.

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      dinkan53 5 years ago from India

      I like this recipe, one day I’ll have to give it a try. Thanks for sharing. Voted and shared.

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      Esther Strong 5 years ago from UK

      Reading this has made me hungry. Sounds delicious!

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      Bill Holland 5 years ago from Olympia, WA

      It sounds delicious; I know I love this dish when I go to restaurants. I will try your recipe!