Lemon chicken is proabably my favourite chinese dish in the whole wide world.
There's a place called "singgah selalu" (i know... what a name!) back home where they have the best lemon chicken in Johor Bahru. my good friend yoyo and i'd definitely order it everytime we're there.
If not for us being here, and far from "singgah selalu", i'd never know how simple to make this dish.
My first attempt to it failed. it was very sour and bitter, i put way too much lemon in it. all it takes is just one whole lemon, and the trick to it is to add a little chicken stock.
Anyway, we had this couple of days back. no more ready made sauces! hoera!
LEMON CHICKEN SAUCE
2 tbs cooking oil
2 cloves garlic
1 whole lemon or 1 1/2 depending on the size
1/2 Maggi chicken stock
3 tbs white sugar
1 1/2 tbs cornflour added with water
3-4 drops of sesame oil
a dash of salt (optional)
a dash of white pepper
1. Heat oil in pan
2. Fry garlic on medium heat (careful not to burn them)
3. Add lemon juice and water
4. Add chicken stock and stir well
5. Add sugar and a dash of white pepper/salt
6. Add sesame oil
7. Bring them to boil and later thicken the sauce with cornflour
Monday, 30 April 2007
Posted by ZazaHardy at 22:23