Chinese Lemon Chicken

  • Servings: 4
  • Cooking time: 20
  • Prep time: 10


Chinese lemon chicken with an irresistibly sticky, sweet and sour chinese lemon sauce. move over take-out!


21 oz (600 g) chicken tenderloins cut into 1-inch pieces
1 large egg
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons Chinese shaoxing wine (or white vinegar)
1/2 cup corn starch
1/2 cup vegetable oil or canola oil
1 tablespoon oil
3 teaspoons minced garlic
1 teaspoon minced or finely grated ginger
1/2 cup chicken stock or broth
2 tablespoons soy sauce
juice of 1 lemon (about 3-4 tablespoons)
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons honey
salt to taste
2 teaspoons corn starch dissolved in 2 tablespoons water
1 teaspoon sesame seeds to garnish
thinly sliced green onions to garnish
lemon slices, to serve (optional)