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Lemon Chicken with Bok Choy

Lemon Chicken with Bok Choy
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  • 4 ServingsServings


  • 4 chicken breast halves, boneless and skinless, pounded to 1/3” thickness
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tsp cornstarch, divided
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • Lemon Sauce:
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice (from about 3 large lemons)
  • 1 TBLS white wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup + 1 TBLS sugar
  • 1/2 cup + 2 TBLS water, divided
  • 6 stalks bok choy



1 Preheat oven to 200 F. Line baking sheet with paper towels.

2 In shallow bowl, whisk eggs. In glass pie dish or other shallow baking dish, combine flour and 1/2 cup cornstarch.

3 Dip chicken into beaten eggs; drain off excess. Toss chicken in flour-cornstarch mixture and coat well. Transfer chicken to plate and set aside.

4 In straight-sided sauté pan, warm canola oil. Add chicken to pan, in batches if necessary, and fry until golden brown, crispy and cooked through, about 7 to 8 minutes, turning.

5 Transfer chicken to prepared baking sheet; place in warmed oven.

6 Prepare bok choy by steaming over boiling water about 3 – 4 minutes.

7 Lemon Sauce:

8 Combine in small saucepan lemon juice, vinegar, sugar and 1/4 cup water. Place over low heat and cook, stirring, until the sugar is dissolved, about 2 – 3 minutes. Increase heat to medium-high and bring to a boil.

9 Reduce heat to low and simmer 1 – 2 minutes. In small bowl, whisk together 2 teaspoons cornstarch and 2 tablespoons water. Whisk cornstarch mixture into the sauce; cook until sauce boils and thickens about 2 – 3 minutes.

10 In large fry pan over medium heat, warm lemon sauce. Add chicken; turn to coat lightly with the sauce. Transfer chicken to cutting board and cut into 1/2 inch slices.

Source: National Chicken Council