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Lemon Chicken Recipe

Updated: May 29

This week, we are spotlighting the runner-up of Homechef Season 2, Nighat Manzoor (kiyah_zabar_) and sharing their recipe for Lemon Chicken with you. This dish perfectly balances tangy and savoury flavours, making it an ideal choice for any meal.

Lemon Chicken Recipe
Lemon Chicken Recipe

Whether you're planning a cosy family dinner or a festive gathering, this lemon-infused chicken will impress your guests.

Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 20 mins

Servings: 3 Difficulty: Beginner

Ingredients of Lemon Chicken Recipe

  • P Mark Kachi Ghani Mustard oil: 3 tbsp

  • Chicken: 1 1/2kg

  • Curd: 500g

  • Green Chilies: 5-6

  • Ginger: 60g

  • Garlic: 8-10 cloves

  • Coriander leaves

  • Salt: 2 tbsp

  • Coriander Powder: 1 tbsp

  • Lemon: 4

  • Bay Leaves: 2

  • Green Cardamom: 5-6

Method of Lemon Chicken Recipe

  1. Marinate the chicken with salt and lemon juice. Let it sit for 10 minutes.

  2. In a grinder, add garlic, green chillies, ginger, coriander leaves, and curd. Grind into a smooth paste.

  3. Marinate the chicken with the prepared paste. Allow it to rest for 15 minutes.

  4. In a pan, heat P Mark Kachi Ghani Mustard Oil. Add green cardamom pods and bay leaves.

  5. Then add the marinated chicken and stir well. Add salt and coriander powder.

  6. Cook for 20 minutes, or until the chicken becomes soft.

  7. Turn off the flame and add lemon juice according to taste.

  8. Your lemon chicken is ready. Serve the chicken hot with naan or rice.

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