Easy Lemon Chicken Recipe @pinch

For how easy this lemon chicken is to prepare, it's super delicious. Tangy, savory, and sweet all at the same time, the chicken is juicy and tender. Serve with rice for an easy and flavorful weeknight meal. If you love lemon, give this a try. If you like lemon then you will like this recipe. I ran out of lemon juice one day so I substituted ginger ale and it turned out amazing! Shhh, don't tell anyone. Not too tart, nor too sweet.

easy lemon chicken
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Recipe Cuisine: American Recipe Category: Chicken Yield: 6 Servings
Ingredients :
  • 1 - chicken cut-up or your favorite parts
  • 1 can(s) ginger ale
  • 3/4 cup(s) lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoon(s) lemon pepper
  • - olive oil
  • extra virgin
  • - salt
  • to taste
  • 1 - lemon
  • sliced
Intructions :
  • Wash chicken and pat dry. Salt chicken on both sides.
  • In a Ziploc bag place all the chicken. Sprinkle with enough lemon pepper to coat chicken and add 1/4 cup lemon juice. Seal bag and let lemon juice coat chicken. Let set at least 1 hr. in the refrigerator.
  • Use a large skillet with a lid. Place olive oil in the pan enough to coat the bottom pan. Make sure the pan is hot. Remove chicken from Ziploc bag and brown chicken on both sides.
  • In the same pan
  • add the remaining lemon juice and ginger ale. Add lemon slices.
  • Cover. Reduce heat and simmer for approximately 45 min.
  • Remove chicken from pan set aside. Taste juices in the pan. iI it is too bitter
  • add 1 Tbsp sugar. Mix well.
  • Let juices reduce to a sauce. The sauce should coat the back of a spoon nicely. Serve sauce over chicken. I make extra sauce and serve my chicken on a bed of rice.

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Keyword : lemon-chicken-American-Chicken

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