Non Veg Recipes

Lemon Chicken

This post shows an easy & quick chicken starter recipe “Lemon Chicken”. This tangy & spicy starter is made with boneless chicken and minimum amount of spices. The boneless pieces are marinated with lemon juice & other ingredients for few minutes, shallow fried and then coated with the prepared lemon sauce.


Boneless chicken                                                           300 gms.

Salt                                                                                    as required

Lemon                                                                              1

Soya sauce                                                                       2 tsp.

Egg white                                                                         1

Pepper powder                                                              ½ tsp.

Turmeric powder                                                           ¼ tsp.

Maida                                                                               2 tbsp.

Cornflour                                                                         1 tbsp. + 1tsp.

Oil                                                                                      as required

Onion sliced                                                                    1

Capsicum sliced                                                             1 small

Green chillies                                                                  3

Garlic                                                                                1 tsp. chopped


  • Cut the boneless chicken into long strips.
  • Add salt, ½ lemon juice, pepper powder, egg white, 1 tsp. of soya sauce.
  • Mix well & let the chicken marinate for 30 minutes.
  • Add turmeric powder for colour, maida & 1 tbsp. of cornflour.
  • Mix it well so that all chicken pieces are well coated.
  • Heat a pan, add 1 tsp. of oil and shallow fry the chicken pieces in batches.
  • Cook for 2 minutes on each side until the chicken is cooked and starts getting a brown colour.
  • Keep the fried chicken pieces aside. In the same pan heat add 1 tbsp. of oil. Add chopped garlic and green chillies. Fry for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add the sliced onions and fry till translucent.
  • Add the sliced capsicum and for 2-3 minutes till it soften a bit.
  • Add juice of ½ lemon, 1 tsp. soya sauce and a little salt. Mix well.
  • Now make a cornflour slurry by mixing 1 tsp. of cornflour in ½ cup of water. Add this slurry into the fried onion mixture.
  • Keep stirring continuously until the sauce thickens.
  • Add the fried chicken pieces into the sauce and mix well so that all the chicken pieces are well coated with the sauce.
  • Serve hot.


AboutManisha Rane

Hi!! I am Manisha Rane. I enjoy eating food and love cooking for my family. “Our Orange Kitchen” is a place where i will be documenting the Konkani Cuisine, my mom’s recipes & food my family enjoys.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *