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Lemon And Honey Chicken

Zesty low fat speedy meal for the whole family. Serve with steamed rice to soak up the juices

4 chicken breasts

3 tbsp honey

1 tbsp sesame oil

Lemon sauce

2 tbsp lemon zest, cut into thin strips

2 tbsp ginger, finely chopped

200ml chicken stock

1 tbsp sugar

1/2 tsp salt

2 tsp cornflour

2 tbsp soy sauce

2 tbsp lemon juice

Mixing The Sauce For Lemon And Honey Chicken

Preheat the oven to 200C fan. Line a baking tray with foil.

Mix the honey and sesame oil together. Place chicken on the tray, coat well on both sides with the honey and sesame mixture and put in the oven for 20 minutes.

While the chicken is cooking, make the sauce. Put zest, ginger, stock, sugar and salt in a small pan and bring to the boil stirring occasionally. In a small bowl, add the cornflour, lemon juice and soy and stir until the cornflour is dissolved and add to the sauce on a low heat, stirring until it thickens.

When the chicken is cooked, slice thickly and pour the all the juices from the pan into sauce.

Serve with steamed rice and greens

Baked And Sliced Chicken Breasts
Lemon and honey chicken

Lemon and honey chicken

Jules
Zesty low fat speedy meal for the whole family. Serve with steamed rice to soak up the juices4
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Servings 4 people
Calories 383 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil

Lemon sauce

  • 2 tbsp lemon zest cut into thin strips
  • 2 tbsp ginger finely chopped
  • 200 ml chicken stock
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp cornflour
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 200C fan. Line a baking tray with foil.
  • Mix the honey and sesame oil together. Place chicken on the tray, coat well on both sides with the honey and sesame mixture and put in the oven for 20 minutes.
  • While the chicken is cooking, make the sauce. Put zest, ginger, stock, sugar and salt in a small pan and bring to the boil stirring occasionally. In a small bowl, add the cornflour, lemon juice and soy and stir until the cornflour is dissolved and add to the sauce on a low heat, stirring until it thickens.
  • When the chicken is cooked, slice thickly and pour the all the juices from the pan into sauce.
    Serve with steamed rice and greens

Nutrition

Calories: 383kcalCarbohydrates: 21gProtein: 50gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 146mgSodium: 1140mgPotassium: 944mgFiber: 1gSugar: 17gVitamin A: 71IUVitamin C: 10mgCalcium: 21mgIron: 1mg
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