Chicken Strips with Pickled Lemon Sauce

By Salma El Hayawan • January 28, 2016

4 servings
30 min
Easy
Chicken Strips with Pickled Lemon Sauce

الوصفة بالعربي

A new take on chicken that is not just lovely when you’re cooking for two, but also impressive for your guests.


Ingredients

  • 500 gram chicken breast fillet - صدور فيليه الدجاج
  • 4-5 piece pickled lemon - ليمون معصفر
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon olive oil - زيت زيتون
  • 3 stalks green onions - بصل أخضر
  • 1 handful raisins - زبيب
  • 1 handful pine nuts - صنوبر
  • 2 box garlic cloves - فصوص ثوم
  • 1/2 teaspoon saffron - زعفران
  • 1/4 cup water - ماء
  • 100 ml cooking cream - كريم الطهي
  • 1 teaspoon flour - دقيق
  • 1 pinch salt - ملح

Step by step

  1. Cut each chicken fillet into 3 strips. Preheat oven to 180C.
  2. Place a large pan with olive oil on medium heat. Add minced garlic then chicken strips and stir-fry until chicken is lightly browned.
  3. Add hot water, salt, sliced lemons and chopped green onions. Let it mix and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in flour, cooking cream, saffron, half the raisins and half the pine nuts. Place the pan in the oven for another 5 minutes.
  5. Toast remaining pine nuts in a small pan over medium heat for two minutes. Sprinkle the remaining raisins and pine nuts just before serving. Serve warm next to rice.

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3 responses to “Chicken Strips with Pickled Lemon Sauce”

  1. D says:

    What do u mean 1 box salt!

    • Admin says:

      Oops! Something went wrong here!
      It is 1 pinch of salt. Correcting it right now!
      Thanks for your comment.
      Did you try the recipe yet?

  2. jamesskwasi says:

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    Attention: CEO/Director,

    How are you doing together with your business?

    I would like to know more about your products and your company.
    send me your brochure, product catalog and pricing information in PDF Format for a supply offer to the Ghana Standard procurement Agency (GSPA) of Ghana.

    Do confirm if you have any sales point in Ghana Republic or within West Africa.

    Your urgent reply is highly needed and you can chat with me on whatsapp for fast communication.

    Best regards

    Mr.James Skwasi
    ASARICA GHANA LTD
    Plot No 7, block 9 Dadeban Road,
    Kuottam Building, North Industrial,Accra,Ghana.an Road,
    Kuottam Building, North Industrial,Accra,Ghana.

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