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Lemon Chicken (Ning Mung Ja Gai Yuk)

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 1/4 c Corn starch
  • 1/4 c Flour
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/4 c Water
  • 1/4 c Sugar
  • 1/4 c Lemon juice
  • 1/4 c Water
  • 2 dr Yellow food coloring
  • -(optional)
  • 1 tb Corn starch
  • 2 tb Water
  • 1 lb Chicken breast; sliced
  • -lenghtwise
  • Peanut oil for deep frying
  • 2 c Lettuce; shredded
  • 1 Lemon; thinly sliced


1. Mix corn starch, flour and egg. Add enough water to make smooth batter

2. Bring sugar, lemon juice, water and food coloring to a boil.

3. Mix cornstarch with water and add gradually to boiling mixture until
sauce thickens. Cover and reduce heat to warm.

4. Heat oil to 375F. Dip chicken in coating and drop into oil. Brown in oil
for 3-4 minutes. If pot is small, fry in two batches so that temperature of
oil does not drop too much on addition of meat, and allow oil to reheat
between batches.

5. When second batch is almost done, put first batch back in to reheat.

6. Remove meat from oil, drain on paper towels.

7. Serve on bed of shredded lettuce with sauce over or on side. Garnish
with sliced lemon.

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