hey all I decided to mix up our normal meals and toss in a new dish once a week. Since we are just starting I thought I would blog about it. Yesterday I made lemon chicken it was a hit with hubby and I but kiddo was like eww gross and its spicy and it smells funny ( lol we made her eat it anyways. So here is the recipe. It was fast and easy. We had rice with it but I bet noodles would work as well. If anyone tries it le me know what you all think.
Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 15 min Level: Easy Serves: 4 servings
1 ½ pounds chicken breast or chicken tenders, cut into chunks
¼ cup all-purpose unbleached flour
2 tablespoons vegetable oil,
1 tablespoon (a splash) white or rice wine vinegar
½ cup chicken broth or stock
8 ounces (1 cup) prepared lemon curd
¼ cup hot water
1 lemon, zested
2 scallions, thinly sliced or 20 blades fresh chives, finely chopped
Coat the chunked chicken lightly in flour, seasoned with a little salt. Heat a large skillet or a wok-shaped nonstick pan over high heat. Stir fry chicken until golden, 3 or 4 minutes. Remove chicken from the pan and return pan to heat. Reduce heat to medium.
Add a splash of vinegar to the pan and let it evaporate. Add stock or broth to the pan and scrape up any drippings with a whisk. Thin curd by stirring in a little hot water. Add curd to broth and whisk to combine. Add chicken back to the pan and simmer for 1 to 2 minutes to thicken sauce and finish cooking chicken pieces through. Remove the pan from heat, add the scallions or chives and zest, and toss chicken pieces well to combine zest and scallions or chives evenly throughout the sauce. Serve with Special Rice, recipe follows.
Lemon curd is a sweet lemon spread available in most markets. It is on the jam/jelly aisle.