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Chinese Lemon Chicken


Total Time: 1 hr 30 min (Prep 10 min; Cook 20 min)

Yield: 4 servings




3 skinless, boneless chicken thighs

3 tablespoons oyster sauce

1 teaspoon sesame oil

1 teaspoon white sugar

1 egg, beaten

salt and pepper to taste

1/8 cup corn flour

1/2 cup water

3 tablespoons white sugar

1/2 lemon, juiced

1 (3.4 ounce) package instant lemon pudding mix water as needed

2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds



Chinese Lemon Chicken


1.To Marinate: Place chicken in a nonporous glass dish or bowl. In a small bowl mix together oyster sauce, sesame oil, sugar, egg, salt and pepper; pour mixture over chicken, cover dish and marinate for at least 1 hour.


2.Dip marinated chicken in cornflour and sautee in a large skillet until cooked through (juices run clear) and color is a nice, golden brown.


3.To Make Sauce: Bring 1/2 cup water to boil in a small saucepan; dissolve sugar in boiling water, then add lemon juice and thicken liquid with pudding mix.


4.Cut chicken into bite size pieces and pour sauce over all; sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds and serve.