Author Elfie V
Elfie

I find inspiration and joy in the kitchen as a passionate cooking enthusiast and culinary artist.

The addition of onions and spices, such as oregano, rosemary, and coriander leaves, makes this dish even more fragrant and delectable!
Easy to cook and delicious How to Cook Lemon Chicken at Home.

Our easy-to-follow guide will walk you through the steps to create a delicious Lemon Chicken right in your own kitchen. With readily available ingredients and simple instructions, you'll be able to cook a homemade Lemon Chicken that's sure to impress. The main ingredient to make Lemon Chicken is drumettes. The drumette is the top part of the chicken wing separated from the joints. A drumette is shaped like a mini drumstick with a small bone in the middle and tendons running along the muscles. The rounded end of the drumette contains more meat than the other end. Many people love chicken drumettes because this part is very easy to eat and cook (either fried or grilled), and Lemon Chicken is one of the examples. Chicken wings are usually cut into three parts, one of them is the drumette. The drumette is the topmost part of the chicken wing which contains the meat and long bones, also we will be using drumette for this Lemon Chicken dish. The wingette is the middle part of the chicken wing which is smaller and thinner. The tip is the lowest part of the chicken wing which is the smallest and sharpest part. For this Lemon Chicken recipe, you only need simple ingredients, such as chicken drumette, lemon, flour to cover the chicken drumette, and some spices. This dish has a very unique flavor. The addition of sauteed onions and spices, such as oregano, rosemary, and coriander leaves, makes this dish even more fragrant and delectable! Also, the presence of a mixture of lemon zest and lemon juice makes this dish even more delicious and liked by everyone. Here's a recipe for Lemon Chicken that's easy to follow.

YIELDS 2 serving(s)
TOTAL TIME 75 minute(s)

Ingredients

  • 350g chicken drumettes
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 3 garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper

Lemon Sauce

  • 1 lemon, grate the skin (lemon zest), then squeeze the juice (lemon water)
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 5 tbsp lemon water
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • ½ onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp rosemary
  • 1 tsp coriander leaves
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper

Dry Batter

  • 5 tbsp cornstarch
  • 4 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt

Steps

1

Marinate the chicken drumettes with soy sauce, minced garlic, vinegar, salt, and pepper. Leave it for 30 minutes.

Step 1 of cooking How to Cook Lemon Chicken at Home.
2

Grate the lemon to get the lemon zest, and squeeze the juice to get the lemon water. Add sugar to the lemon water, and stir well.

Step 2 of cooking How to Cook Lemon Chicken at Home.
3

Lemon Sauce: Saute chopped onions in butter until fragrant.

Step 3 of cooking How to Cook Lemon Chicken at Home.
4

Then, add the oregano, rosemary, coriander leaves, salt, and pepper. Mix well and make sure the taste is dominantly sour and slightly sweet.

Step 4 of cooking How to Cook Lemon Chicken at Home.
5

Heat the oil, then fry the chicken drumette until brown.

Step 5 of cooking How to Cook Lemon Chicken at Home.
6

Heat the lemon sauce over low heat, then dip the fried chicken drumette into the lemon sauce. Stir until the entire surface of the chicken is coated with lemon sauce, and turn off the heat.

Step 6 of cooking How to Cook Lemon Chicken at Home.
7

Serve the Lemon Chicken Drumette while warm with white rice and other side dishes.

Step 7 of cooking How to Cook Lemon Chicken at Home.


Author Elfie V
Elfie

I find inspiration and joy in the kitchen as a passionate cooking enthusiast and culinary artist.

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