Sunday, 27 March 2011

Lemon Chicken Classic by Matt Cutts

"The lemonyness in this chicken classic recipe is just right. The ideal balance of sourness and sweetness make it very, very moreish"

Lemon Chicken Classic

Author: Matt Cutts

2 whole chicken
1 tbsp. vegetable oil
1 egg
300 Chicken Recipes
2 tsp. cornstarch
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. soy sauce (light or dark)
1/4 tsp. white pepper
Vegetable oil
1/4 c. all-purpose flour
1/4 c. water
2 tbsp. cornstarch
2 tbsp. vegetable oil
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 c. chicken broth
1/4 c. honey
3 tbsp. lemon juice
2 tbsp. light corn syrup
2 tbsp. vinegar
1 tbsp. vegetable oil
1 tbsp. catsup
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1/2 tsp. salt
Dash of white pepper
Peel of 1/2 lemon
1 tbsp. cornstarch
1 tbsp. cold water
1/2 lemon, thinly sliced


Remove bones and skin from chicken; cut each breast into fourths. Place chicken in shallow glass or plastic dish. Mix 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, the egg, 2 teaspoons cornstarch, 1 teaspoon salt, the soy sauce, and 1/4 teaspoon white pepper; pour over chicken.

Turn chicken to coat both sides. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes. Remove chicken from marinade; reserve marinade.

Heat vegetable oil (1 1/2 inches) in wok to 350 degrees. Mix reserved marinade, the flour, 1/4 cup water, 2 tablespoons cornstarch, 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, the baking soda and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Dip chicken pieces one at a time into batter.

Fry 2 pieces at a time until light brown, 3 minutes. Drain on paper towel. Increase oil temperature to 375 degrees. Fry chicken all at one time until golden brown, turning once, about 2 minutes. Drain on paper towel.

Cut each piece crosswise into 5 or 6 pieces; place in single layer on heated platter. Heat chicken broth, honey, lemon juice, corn syrup, vinegar, 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, catsup, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon salt, dash of white pepper and the lemon peel to boiling.

Mix 1tblsp cornstarch and 1 tblsp water; stir into sauce. Cook and stir until thickened, about 10 seconds. Remove lemon peel. Garnish with lemon slices; pour sauce over chicken.

This Lemon Chicken Classic recipe makes 8 servings.
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I don't get that much time out of the kitchen, but when I do I like to share some of my favorite recipes. You will love the collection of superb BBQ recipes that Barbecue Party has to offer, and if you should visit, you may also like to read their handy BBQ Smoker Buying Guide.

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