Time to cook your own version of Chinese lemon chicken and wow your guests. With this fried chicken recipe that is served with a tangy lemon sauce, your guests will surely be asking for more by the end! Please note that this recipe uses an oven. This serves 4 people and takes 15 minutes to prepare, 30 minutes to cook.
Slice the meat into strips. Marinate for 5 minutes with a mixture of oyster sauce, soy sauce, cooking wine, sesame oil, sugar, corn starch, and white pepper.
Make the batter by first, whisking the egg. Then, mix with plain flour and corn starch. Preheat your oven and grease your cooking sheet or baking dish. Dip the chicken into the batter mixture. Place the chicken on a baking tray. Set aside for 15mins.
Preheat the oven to 200 degree celcius to get it ready for baking your Chinese lemon chicken. Stick the baking tray in the oven for 30-40 minutes. Every 5-10 minutes, open the oven door to spoon the sauce over the meat.
Zest lemon and squeeze out the juice. Pour the juice into a wok, add honey and seasoning sauces. Stir corn starch with water. Add its zest, adjust taste accordingly. Add and stir coat the baked meat with the sauce mix, sprinkle sesame seeds and serve.
You can fry the meat gently for a while for extra crispiness. You can fry the meat in an oven-proof skillet and then bake your Chinese lemon chicken in it directly.