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This site is designed to help you if you are looking for ethnic recipes or meal ideas from around the globe. You can search for a recipe (using the search box on the right) or use the drop down menus at the top of the page which include region, country, base ingredient or "pot luck"

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Spicy Lemon Chicken

The tart flavor of lemon works well with chicken which is best served with rice. Not to be confused with lemon pepper chicken, this recipe for lemon is savory and just so good.
For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 3 tbsp dry Sherry
  • 2 onions finely chopped
  • 1 tbs ginger
  • 1/2 kg chicken
  • 3 celery sticks
  • 1/4 kg mushrooms
  • 2 green peppers
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 lemons
  • Coriander to garnish
  • Cooking oil
  • Slices of lemon to garnish


In a bowl combine ginger, onions, sherry and mix well. Add the chicken and leave the bowl aside for 4-5 hours to marinate.

Heat the oil in a frying pan. Fry the chopped mushrooms, celery, green pepper for 3-4 min. Add the chicken and fry for 5 more min.

Cook for 15-20 min until the chicken is cooked properly.

Add the soy sauce, lemon juice, and cook for 10 min.

Serve hot with rice and garnish with lemon pieces and chopped coriander.

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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide

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