BAKED LEMON CHICKEN

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 lb. boneless,skinless chicken breast halves(4 halves)
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tsp. water
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne
  • Chinese lemon sauce
  • chopped green onions
  • lemon slices
  • Sauce:
  • 1/3 cup low fat reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. grated lemon peel
  • 3 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. rice vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. light corn syrup
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. cornstarch
  • 2 tsp. water
  • Heat broth,sugar,lemon peel,lemon juice,vinegar,corn syrup,garlic and salt in a 1 qt. saucepan,stirring occasionally.Mix cornstarch and water,stir into saucepan.Cook and stir about 30 seconds or till thickened.Serve warm,or cover and refrigerate 2 weeks

Directions

  • Cut breasts in half crosswise.Mix egg white and water in medium bowl.
  • Add chicken and turn to coat.
  • Let stand 10 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 450º.
  • Spray a cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  • Remove chicken from egg white mixture;discard.
  • Mix flour,baking soda and pepper in a plastic bag.
  • Add 1 chicken piece at a time.
  • Seal bag and shake to coat chicken.
  • Place chicken on baking sheet;spray with cooking spray for 5 seconds or till it appears moist.
  • Bake,uncovered,for 20-25 minutes or till juice of chicken is no longer pink when centers of thickest part are cut.
  • Prepare Chinese lemon sauce.
  • Let chicken stand 5 minutes,cut each piece crosswise into 5 pieces.
  • Pour sauce over chicken.
  • Garnish with green onions and lemon slices

Notes

Categories: Main Dish  Poultry 
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