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Lemon Chicken Balls Recipe

Photo source: Grandmother's Kitchen

This lemon chicken balls recipe is perfect served over rice and stir fried vegetables of your choice.

Ingredients

Chicken

3 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts or chicken tenders
2 Tablespoons soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon salt

Batter

2 large eggs
1/4 cup cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 pinch white pepper
2 cups vegetable oil

LEMON GLAZE

1/3 cup granulated sugar
2 Tablespoons cornstarch
1 cup chicken broth
2 Tablespoons lemon juice
3/4 teaspoon salt
3 slices lemons (peeled)
2 Tablespoons oil

Directions

CHICKEN

Slice breasts into 1 and 1/2-inch cubes and place in a large mixing bowl.

Toss chicken with soy sauce and salt and then cover and refrigerate for about 20 minutes.

BATTER

Mix together the eggs, cornstarch, baking powder and pepper in a large mixing bowl.

Heat 2 cups vegetable oil in a wok to 350 degrees F.

Toss the chicken with the cornstarch batter.

Place chicken in the hot oil and fry until browned and cooked through. Set aside and tent with aluminum foil to keep warm while preparing the glaze.

LEMON GLAZE

Combine sugar, cornstarch, chicken broth, lemon juice and salt mix in a large mixing bowl. Add in peeled lemon slices.

Heat oil in wok and slowly stir in the lemon glaze. Cook until the sauce is clear.

Transfer glaze to a large bowl and toss in chicken. Toss to coat.

Delicious served with steamed rice and stir fry vegetables.

(Makes 6 servings)

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