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Restaurant Style Lemon Pepper Chicken

Restaurant Style Lemon Pepper Chicken Restaurant Style Lemon Pepper Chicken Restaurant Style Lemon Pepper Chicken Restaurant Style Lemon Pepper Chicken Restaurant Style Lemon Pepper Chicken Restaurant Style Lemon Pepper Chicken Restaurant Style Lemon Pepper Chicken
  • Serves: 5 People
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking: 20-25 minut
  • Calories: 348
  • Difficulty: easy
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If you are looking for an easy and flavorful starter recipe for your next dawat or gathering then I am here with the answer to your search.
This classic lemon pepper chicken is the dish that is flavorful and easy to prepare. I know their are recipes on internet which involves only chicken breasts for this dish but I am sharing the recipe that we eat here in Pakistan whenever we go to restaurants in Pakistan. I have shared a step by step recipe of how to make restaurant style lemon pepper chicken at home with picture of every step.
Hope you enjoy this as much as i do.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. In a bowl add chicken, yogurt, salt, black pepper powder, ginger garlic paste and lemon juice. Combine everything so that chicken could be well coated with this marination.
  2. Cover and leave the chicken for 15 minutes for marination.
  3. In a wok or wide pan add cooking oil and let it heat on medium flame.
  4. When the oil is heated add cinnamon stick, black pepper corns, cloves, cardamom in it. Let the spices roast for a minute so that they could release their aroma.
  5. Add the marinated chicken in oil and fry the chicken on medium flame till it changes its color and the water from yogurt and chicken dries up. After 8 minutes you will notice that chicken changes its color, water dries out and the oil starts to separate, turn the flame to low at this stage.
  6. Now add slit (darmiyan say cut laga lin) green chilies, black pepper powder and salt in the chicken. Give a mix to everything.
  7. Cover the pan and let the chicken cook on low flame for 8-10 minutes.
  8. After 10 minutes the chicken is tender, uncover the pan. Turn the flame to high and dry the chicken again for 1 minute.
  9. Then add the lemon pieces and sprinkle garam masala powder. Cook for 25-30 seconds more and turn off the flame.
  10. Garnish with fresh coriander and lemon slices.
  11. Easy, quick and Pakistani style lemon pepper chicken is ready to enjoy.

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I experienced that cooking doesn't need to be threatening. I didn't figure out how to cook as a child. No treats or cakes with Grandma. Never helping mother cook meals. I needed to learn as a grown-up, due to legitimate need. I needed to figure out how to cook. So I just began cooking. It was unpleasant from the outset. I attempted to sear garlic, and everything turned green. It was one Pinterest fall flat after the other until I at least began to get its hang. For some time, I; despised cooking feared it with each fiber of my being. And one day; I, began anticipating it. I would be at my work area and begin pondering what I could make for supper. I began to get amped up for evaluating new plans, concocting something all alone, or utilizing new fixings. It got fun. Also, that is something I need to impart to you. Cooking is fun and energizing, and regardless of whether you think you will suck at it, recall, even I can cook.

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