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Chinese Lemon Chicken

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  Chicken breasts 4 , halved, skinned and boned
  Chicken stock 2 3⁄4 Cup (44 tbs)
  Chinese yellow lump sugar candy 1 Pound
  Lemon juice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Lemon 1 , halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Onions 2 Medium, thinly sliced
  Corn starch 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg 1 , slightly beaten
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

1. In a saucepan, combine chicken stock, sugar candy, lemon juice, lemon slices and salt. Heat to simmering, stirring about 10 minutes, until sugar candy is dissolved.
2. Add onions to sauce. Combine cornstarch and water; stir until smooth. Stir into lemon sauce. Cook, stirring constantly, about 3 minutes, until sauce is thickened.
3. Cut chicken breasts into bite-sized pieces.
4. Place beaten egg and flour in separate shallow dishes. Dip chicken pieces in egg and dredge with flour.
5. In a skillet, heat oil. Add chicken pieces to skillet a few at a time; cook 3 to 4 minutes. Remove to a warm platter; keep warm. Repeat with remaining chicken.
6. Place on a warm platter; pour sauce over chicken.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish
Stir Fried

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3670 Calories from Fat 687

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 77 g119%

Saturated Fat 13.3 g66.7%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 630.3 mg210.1%

Sodium 3424.1 mg142.7%

Total Carbohydrates 571 g190.3%

Dietary Fiber 12.3 g49.2%

Sugars 456.7 g

Protein 192 g383.4%

Vitamin A 10.1% Vitamin C 421.8%

Calcium 28.4% Iron 56.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chinese Lemon Chicken Recipe