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Sticky Chinese Lemon Chicken

 
 
One serving costs about $3.79 One serving costs about $3.79

$3.79 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 30 minutes

Ready in 30 minutes

4 beverage,drink chines,asian
spoonacular Score:47%

Spoonacular Score: 47%

 

You can never have too many main course recipes, so give Sticky Chinese Lemon Chicken a try. For $4.06 per serving, this recipe covers 26% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One serving contains 856 calories, 37g of protein, and 39g of fat. Not a lot of people made this recipe, and 1 would say it hit the spot. This recipe is typical of Chinese cuisine. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 30 minutes. Head to the store and pick up corn starch, salt, eggs, and a few other things to make it today. To use up the corn starch you could follow this main course with the Cherry and Apricot Cobbler as a dessert. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 1%. This score is very bad (but still fixable). Similar recipes include Sticky Chinese Lemon Chicken, Sticky Chinese Chicken Wings, and Sticky lemon chicken.

Ingredients

Servings:
0.5 cups
0.5 cups canola oil
canola oil
0.25 cups
0.25 cups white chicken broth
white chicken broth
1 cup
1 cup chicken broth
chicken broth
1 lb
1 lb chicken tenderloins
chicken tenderloins
0.33 cups
0.33 cups corn starch
corn starch
2
2  eggs
eggs
2 tsps
2 tsps garlic
garlic
4 Tbsps
4 Tbsps honey
honey
4
4  lemon (juice)
lemon (juice)
some
some cooked white leftover fried rice
cooked white leftover fried rice
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps salt
salt
some
some green onions
green onions
0.33 cups
0.33 cups soy sauce
soy sauce
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps soy sauce
soy sauce
0.25 cups
0.25 cups sugar
sugar
4 Tbsps
4 Tbsps water
water
0.5 cups canola oil
0.5 cups
canola oil
0.25 cups white chicken broth
0.25 cups
white chicken broth
1 cup chicken broth
1 cup
chicken broth
1 lb chicken tenderloins
1 lb
chicken tenderloins
0.33 cups corn starch
0.33 cups
corn starch
2  eggs
2
eggs
2 tsps garlic
2 tsps
garlic
4 Tbsps honey
4 Tbsps
honey
4  lemon (juice)
4
lemon (juice)
some cooked white leftover fried rice
some
cooked white leftover fried rice
0.5 tsps salt
0.5 tsps
salt
some green onions
some
green onions
0.33 cups soy sauce
0.33 cups
soy sauce
2 Tbsps soy sauce
2 Tbsps
soy sauce
0.25 cups sugar
0.25 cups
sugar
4 Tbsps water
4 Tbsps
water

Equipment

slotted spoon
slotted spoon
paper towels
paper towels
frying pan
frying pan
whisk
whisk
bowl
bowl
slotted spoon
slotted spoon
paper towels
paper towels
frying pan
frying pan
whisk
whisk
bowl
bowl


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on Creme de la Crumb

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $3.79
Ingredient
1/2 cup canola oil
1/4 cup white chicken broth
1 cup chicken broth
1 pound chicken tenderloins
1/3 cup corn starch
2 eggs
2 teaspoons garlic
4 tablespoons honey
4 lemon (juice)
some cooked white leftover fried rice
some green onions
1/3 cup soy sauce
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1/4 cup sugar
Price
$0.30
$0.19
$0.76
$5.83
$0.18
$0.48
$0.13
$1.03
$0.81
$4.46
$0.16
$0.52
$0.24
$0.07
$15.17

Tips

Health Tips

  • Some bouillon/stock products contain gluten, some don't. If you are following a gluten-free diet, always read product labels carefully.

  • Many people proclaim the health benefits of honey, saying it possesses antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties. Although the extent of its health benefits in humans remains unclear, studies have indeed confirmed that honey can help with cold symptoms and even heal wounds and prevent infections. If you're looking to reap the potential health benefits, dark raw honey is likely the best option.

  • Be conscious of your choice of cooking oils. Some studies have shown that vegetable oils like safflower oil, sunflower oil, and canola oil might actually contribute to heart disease. Olive oil is a good alternative for low temperature cooking, while coconut oil is a recent favorite for high temperature cooking. Do your research!

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

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Cooking Tips

  • Corn starch can be added directly to cold liquids, but to avoid lumps corn starch must be mixed with a cold liquid (usually water or stock) before it can be added to hot liquids like soup or gravy. This mixture of corn starch in a cold liquid is called a "slurry."

  • Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.

  • Corn starch, potato starch, arrowroot powder, and tapioca powder are all comparable in terms of thickening ability, so you can usually substitute them 1:1. Flour, on the other hand, is only half as effective, so if you are using flour instead of corn starch or one of the others named, you'll need to use twice as much.

  • The average fresh lemon contains between 2 to 3 tablespoons of lemon juice (just in case you are substituting bottled lemon juice).

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Green Tips

  • Buying local honey from beekeepers in your area not only supports your community but helps those beekeepers protect bees! LocalHarvest can help you locate some tasty honey produced near you.

  • According to the Non-GMO Project, about 90% of the canola oil in the United States is made from genetically modified rapeseed, so if this issue is important to you be sure to buy certified organic or certified GMO-free canola oil!

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
812 Calories
35g Protein
35g Total Fat
89g Carbs
13% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
812
41%

Fat
35g
54%

  Saturated Fat
3g
25%

Carbohydrates
89g
30%

  Sugar
33g
37%

Cholesterol
154mg
51%

Sodium
2889mg
126%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
35g
71%

Vitamin B3
15mg
75%

Selenium
44µg
63%

Vitamin B6
0.99mg
49%

Vitamin E
5mg
36%

Vitamin A
1716IU
34%

Phosphorus
337mg
34%

Vitamin K
32µg
31%

Vitamin C
21mg
25%

Potassium
773mg
22%

Vitamin B5
2mg
21%

Vitamin B2
0.35mg
21%

Vitamin B1
0.2mg
13%

Manganese
0.26mg
13%

Iron
2mg
13%

Magnesium
48mg
12%

Fiber
2g
11%

Folate
38µg
10%

Zinc
1mg
8%

Vitamin B12
0.45µg
8%

Copper
0.14mg
7%

Calcium
59mg
6%

Vitamin D
0.55µg
4%

covered percent of daily need

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