Delectable Lemon Chicken Recipe


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In45 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Main Ingredient


 Lemon1 (Very Thinly Peeled, Rind Reserved)
 Onion1 Small, thinly sliced
 Olive oil2 Tablespoon
 Skinless boneless chicken breast150 Gram
 Chopped parsley2 Tablespoon
 Chicken stock300 Milliliter (0.5 Pint)
 Clear honey1 Tablespoon
 Salt To Taste
 Corn flour2 Teaspoon
 Water1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 173 Calories from Fat 80

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.8%

Saturated Fat 1.4 g7.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 24 mg

Sodium 234.9 mg9.8%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g5.9%

Sugars 5.6 g

Protein 11 g22.6%

Vitamin A 12.9% Vitamin C 40.1%

Calcium 3.3% Iron 6.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Cut the lemon rind into matchstick strips. Halve the lemon and squeeze out the juice.
2. Fry the onion gently in the oil for 3-4 minutes, then add the chicken breasts and fry until lightly browned on all sides.
3. Add the parsley, stock, honey, salt and pepper to taste and lemon juice; cover the pan and simmer gently for 20 minutes.
4. Remove the chicken breasts to a warmed serving dish, and keep warm.
5. Blend the corn flour and water to a smooth paste; stir in the hot cooking liquid, and then return to the pan. Stir over a gentle heat until thickened.
6. Add the strips of rind to the sauce and spoon evenly over the chicken.