How to Make Fried Lemon Chicken

By Max. D Gray. Updated: January 16, 2017
How to Make Fried Lemon Chicken

If you are looking for new options for making chicken a distinct and tasty way, what do you think about making a lemon sauce to go with? Lemon chicken is a very simple recipe to make that lets you be innovative in the kitchen and surprise everyone with a very rich dish with very special touch of citrus. Do not miss this step by step OneHowTo article and see that with very few ingredients you can make fried lemon chicken that is scrumptious.

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Steps to follow to make this recipe:

The first thing you must do to start this fried lemon chicken recipe is remove the chicken breasts if you've bought a whole chicken. If, however, you've already purchased the chicken fillet, you just need to remove the skin and any traces of fat it may have. Season the chicken fillets and put to one side for later.

How to Make Fried Lemon Chicken - Step 1

Then prepare the lemon sauce which will serve to flavor the chicken. First, peel and chop the garlic and, when ready, sauté it in a pan with a splash of olive oil over a medium-low heat. Add, in this order, the glass of white wine, tsp of flour until dissolved, bay leaf and a pinch of salt; and lower the heat slightly so that everything cooks slowly.


Now, you just have to add the lemon to make the sauce perfect. Use a juicer to extract all the lemon juice and strain it to remove all traces of pulp. Once ready, pour the lemon juice into the pan along with the other ingredients and leave it to cook over a low heat until you the sauce thickens.

How to Make Fried Lemon Chicken - Step 3

Meanwhile, in a skillet with a splash of olive oil, fry the chicken fillets to brown them, about 2 minutes per side, taking care not to burn them. Once done, put the chicken in the pan to finish cooking in the sauce for at least 10 minutes. Thus, the chicken absorbs the flavor of the lemon sauce and will be delicious.


With these simple steps, you'll have prepared your lemon chicken and you can serve it alone or together with other ingredients like some salad or a grilled vegetables. If you want the chicken to have more flavour and a bitter taste, you can the lemon rind chopped up to the sauce.

How to Make Fried Lemon Chicken - Step 5

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