Stir-Fried Lemon Chicken Recipe

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Best with Sunkist® Lemons
 
Prep Time - 20 Minutes
Serves:
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This is a must try! Stir-Fried Lemon Chicken is easy to prepare and delicious. The wonderful taste of lemon enhances the flavor of the vegetables and chicken.

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup fresh-squeezed Sunkist® lemon juice
  • 2 tsp. sesame oil
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 lbs. chicken breast, boneless, skinless, cut in 2" x ½" x ½" strips
  • 1 1/2 lbs. asian vegetable blend
  • 2 1/4 cups chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 oz. Sunkist® lemon pieces
  • 1 lb. steamed rice
  • 1/4 cup green onions, sliced ½" on the bias
  • 2 tsp. sesame seeds

Instructions: (Makes 4 servings)

  • Combine 4 teaspoons lemon juice, the sesame oil and ½ cup vegetable oil to make marinade.
  • Place ½ tbsp vegetable oil in wok and heat until smoking.
  • Add 6 oz. marinated chicken strips and stir-fry 1-2 minutes.
  • Add 6 oz. Asian vegetables to wok and stir-fry for 1-2 additional minutes until chicken is done.
  • Combine 1 tbsp chicken broth and 1 tbsp cornstarch to make slurry. Set aside.
  • Combine ½ cup chicken broth, 1 tbsp lemon juice, 1 tbsp soy sauce and 1 tbsp sugar to make sauce. Add to wok and bring to a boil.
  • When boiling, slowly stir in slurry to thicken sauce.
  • Stir 1 oz. lemon pieces into sauce and heat through, then remove wok from heat.
  • Mound 4 oz. steamed rice on center of serving plate. Pour Stir-Fried Sunkist® Lemon Chicken over rice.
  • Sprinkle with 1 tbsp green onions and ½ tsp sesame seeds. Drizzle with 1 tbsp soy sauce.
  • Serve immediately.