Lemon Chicken II

 

 

 

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast meat
  • 1 tablespoon dry sherry
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

Directions

  • In a large bowl combine the chicken, sherry, soy sauce and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Mix together, cover and refrigerate. Let marinate for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, beat together the eggs, 1/4 cup cornstarch and baking powder to form a batter. In a wok, heat 2 cups oil to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Coat chicken with batter and fry in wok until browned. Cut into bite size pieces and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl combine the sugar, 1 tablespoon cornstarch, broth, lemon juice and 1 teaspoon salt. Mix together and add lemon slices. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in wok and slowly stir in lemon sauce mixture. Cook, stirring, until sauce is clear. Pour sauce over chicken and serve.