Asian Honey Lemon Chicken + MEAL PREP + Recipe Video
Asian Honey Lemon Chicken + MEAL PREP + Recipe Video
  • prep: 12 min
  • cook: 18 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    Asian Lemon Chicken - a homemade and lightened up version of the popular Chinese Takeout-Style Lemon Chicken coated in a sweet and zingy lemon sauce.

    Ingredients

    • 1 egg white, lightly beaten
    • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into bite-sized chunks (or long strips if preferred)
    • 1/2 cup cornstarch (flour or arrowroot powder for paleo)
    • 1/3 cup panko crumbs (use gluten free if necessary or leave out)
    • 3/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
    • Oil, for pan-frying
    • For the sauce
    • 1/3 cup low sodium soy sauce (or coconut aminos for gluten free and paleo friendly version)
    • 1/4 cup honey
    • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar (or 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar)
    • 3 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice
    • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
    • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
    • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced (or 1 teaspoon garlic powder)
    • 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
    • 2 tablespoons cornstarch (or arrowroot powder)
    • 2-3 tablespoons water, plus more to thin out sauce
    • 1/2 teaspoon Sriracha hot sauce, optional or to taste
    • Garnish (optional)
    • Green onions and sesame seeds

    Instructions

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 362 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 4 g 6.86%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 4.11%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 83 mg 27.62%
    • Sodium: 1561 mg 65.04%
    • Calcium: 50 mg 4.96%
    • Potassium: 487 mg 13.93%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 9.68%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 43 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 6.17%
    • Sugar: 17 g
    • Protein: 36 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0.73%
    • Vitamin C 3.59%
    • Vitamin D 0.29%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat4
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total4 oz-eq