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Lemon Chicken Stir-Fry

May/June 2009

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Spiked with lots of zesty lemon, this delectable chicken stir-fry has a colorful mix of snow peas, carrots and scallions. But feel free to substitute other thinly sliced vegetables, such as bell peppers or zucchini. Serve with: Rice noodles or brown rice.



READER'S COMMENT:
"We really were looking forward to eatilng this. Unfortunately, even after reducing the lemon in half, the sauce had way too much lemon for us. I will not be making this again. "

49 Reviews for Lemon Chicken Stir-Fry

05/07/2010
Anonymous

I used red and green pepper and onion because that's all we had on hand, plus the garlic, and it turned out amazing! Definitely will make again.

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04/21/2010
Anonymous

I must have missed something! This was a bit of work and certainly not worth the effort - wish I could be more positive but no one in the family wanted to eat this Lemon Chicken.

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04/19/2010
Anonymous

I just made this dish and my entire family loved it! The lemon in the sauce was just perfect. I served mine with rice noodles and it was great. It will become a regular.

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04/16/2010
Anonymous

I made this last night and it turned out great! I pretty much stuck to the recipe, but added in green pepper strips and didn't have scallions so I used a half of a white onion and just sauteed it with the carrots. I like sauce when I eat rice, so I doubled the sauce portion (lemon juice, soy sauce, corn starch and chicken broth). It was quite lemony when finished (I originally added 2x the zest) but I added an extra splash of soy sauce, some onion powder, an extra tsp. chopped garlic and about 2-3 Tablespoons of roasted (black) sesame seeds to neutralize a little bit of the lemon flavor. The sesame seeds were a great addition to the taste and especially to the presentation! I served with jasmine rice.
I also agree with the prior comment that this would work well with shrimp instead of chicken.

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04/08/2010
Anonymous

Delicious! You can definitely taste the lemon, but it is not overpowering. I used mushrooms, red bell pepper, and broccoli. I also threw in just a small pinch of red pepper flakes to add a little heat. This would probably be very good with shrimp too.

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