Lemon Chicken

Lemon Chicken

Original recipe from http://chinese.food.com

Ingredients:

• 1 tablespoon dry sherry
• 1 tablespoon soy sauce
• ½ teaspoon salt
• 3lb / 1.5 kg boneless chicken breast

• 2 large eggs, beaten
• ¼ cup cornstarch
• ½ teaspoon baking powder
• Vegetable oil

• 1 cup chicken broth
• ⅓ cup sugar
• 1 tablespoon cornstarch
• 1 tablespoon lemon juice
• 1 teaspoon salt
• 1 lemon, sliced

Method:

• Combine first three ingredients in a large bowl. Cut chicken into finger-sized pieces, add to bowl and marinate for 15 minutes in the refrigerator.
• Combine eggs, cornstarch and baking powder in a large bowl; stir well. Dip chicken into batter, coating well.
• Heat oil in a large heavy skillet. Fry chicken over medium-high heat until golden, turning occasionally. Arrange on a serving platter.
• Fry lemon slices in oil over medium-high heat for 30 seconds. Add the remaining ingredients, and stir-fry for three minutes or until the sauce is thickened and clear. Pour over chicken.
• Serve with fried rice.

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