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Honey Lemon Chicken

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  Chicken pieces 2 Pound (1 Kilogram)
  Soy sauce 45 Milliliter (3 Tablespoon)
  Dry sherry 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Lemons 2 , strained, juiced
  Honey 60 Milliliter (4 Tablespoon)
  Vegetable oil 45 Milliliter (3 Tablespoon)
  Chopped ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped garlic 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chicken stock/Water 375 Milliliter (1 1/2 Cups)
  Cornstarch 20 Milliliter, blended (1 1/2 Tablespoon)
  Cold water 45 Milliliter (3 Tablespoon)
  Fresh lemon slice 4

1 Pierce chicken pieces with a skewer. Combine soy sauce, sherry, lemon juice and honey. Brush over chicken pieces and let stand 30 minutes.
2 Heat oil. Add ginger, garlic and salt. Add drained chicken pieces and brown evenly. Pour off excess oil, add marinade and stock. Simmer covered 45 minutes until tender. Turn chicken pieces twice during cooking. Remove chicken and place on a serving platter. Stir blended cornstarch and water into sauce and bring to boil. Strain sauce and spoon over chicken pieces. Serve with lemon slices.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
35 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1945 Calories from Fat 695

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 78 g120%

Saturated Fat 14.3 g71.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 646.2 mg215.4%

Sodium 4366.5 mg181.9%

Total Carbohydrates 104 g34.6%

Dietary Fiber 7.6 g30.4%

Sugars 56.1 g

Protein 209 g417.4%

Vitamin A 10.5% Vitamin C 223.8%

Calcium 23.2% Iron 62.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Honey Lemon Chicken Recipe