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  • Serves: 4 Servings

Pineapple-Lemon Chicken

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Category: Poultry, Chinese, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 2 Whole chicken brests, split,
  • Skinned and boned
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • Dash of black peper
  • 1 tb Dry sherry


2 sl Canned pineapple, cut into
1/4 c Fresh lemon juice
1/4 c Water
3 tb Packed brown sugar
2 tb Rice vinegar
1 tb Butter
2 ts Vegetable oil
1 1/4 ts Cornstarch
1 ts Grated lemon peel
1 ts Minced fresh ginger
1 c Bread crumbs
1/4 c Sesame seeds
1 Egg, lightly beaten

Preperation: Pound each chicken breast half to flatten. Place chicken in a
bowl and add salt, pepper, and sherry; stir to coat. Set aside for 30

To make lemon sauce, whirl pineapple slices in a blender until smooth. Then
combine with remaining sauce ingredients in a small saucepan; set aside.

In a shallow bowl, combine bread crumbs ans sesame seeds. Dip chicken into
egg, then roll in bread crumbs, shaking off excess. Set aside for 5

Cooking: Set wok in a ring stand and add oil to a depth of 2 inches. Place
over medium-high heat until oil reaches 350 - 360 degrees F. Add chicken, 2
pieces at a time, and deep fry fdor 3 to 4 minutes or until golden brown
and meat is no longer pink when slashed, turning occasionally. Lift out and
drain on paper towels. Place on a heatproof dish and keep warm in a 200
degree F oven while deep-frying remaining chicken.

Meanwhile, cook sauce over medium-high heat, stirring, until sauce boils
and thickens slightly.

Cut chicken into strips and arrange on a serving platter. Pour sauce over
chicken and garnish edge of platter with additional pineapple slices. Serve

Tip: For a crispier crust, fry the chicken a second time before serving.

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