Serves: 1

Stir Fried Lemon Chicken

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Stir Fried Lemon Chicken

Enjoy this citrus stir fry packed with vegetables.

  • 250 g chicken breast (cut into strips)
  • ½ tsp sesame oil
  • ½ tsp sesame seeds
  • 1 lemon (juice of)
  • 1 tbsp sweet chilli sauce
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 60 g rice
  • spray oil
  • 115 g broccoli
  • 115 g sugar snap peas (trimmed)
  • 4 spring onions (sliced)
  • 2 garlic cloves (crushed)
  • 2 tbsp ginger (chopped )
  • 1 red chilli (chopped)
  1. Put the strips of chicken in a bowl with the sesame oil and seeds.
  2. Stir well to coat the chicken lightly.
  3. Mix the lemon juice, sweet chilli sauce and soy sauce in a small bowl and set aside.
  4. Boil the rice according to the manufacturer's instructions, or by your favourite method.
  5. Heat a wok or deep frying pan and stir-fry the chicken for 4-5 minutes, until cooked through and golden. Remove and keep warm.
  6. Spray a pan with oil and tip in the broccoli florets, sugar snaps, spring onions, garlic, ginger and chilli.
  7. Stir fry for about 2-3 minutes, then stir in the lemon sauce and 2 tablespoons of hot water.
  8. Cover and cook for about 2-3 minutes, until the broccoli and sugar snaps are just tender.
  9. Add the cooked chicken to the pan and heat through for about 1 minute.
  10. Serve the stir-fried chicken with the cooked rice and vegetables.