Lemon Chicken

Difficulty | Serves 4 | Book 4

healthy Lemon Chicken recipe

2 x 250g skinless chicken breasts
cooking spray
¼ cup lemon juice
1 teaspoon lemon rind finely grated
1 teaspoon salt-reduced chicken stock powder
½ cup brown sugar loosely packed
2 tablespoons honey
¼ teaspoon soy sauce 43% less salt
2 teaspoons cornflour
¼ cup water

Per serve
Kilojoules1045 (cals 250)
GI RatingMedium


  1. Cut each chicken breast in half then using a mallet flatten chicken pieces slightly.
  2. Fry chicken in a large non-stick frypan that has been generously coated with cooking spray, until cooked through turning once. Remove from pan, leave to one side.
  3. Place all other ingredients into pan except water and cornflour. Stir ingredients well until boiling.
  4. Combine cornflour with water then add to pan. Bring back to boil, stir continuously.
  5. Cut chicken into large slices then return chicken to pan and re-heat, coating with sauce.

Suitable to be frozen.

Dietitian's tip

Have the lemon chicken with basmati rice to make it a nutritious low glycaemic index meal.

Related Products