Easy Indian Lemon Chicken

4
Servings
15m
Prep Time
20-30m
Cook Time
35m
Ready In


"Given here is a homey comfort Indian chicken dish that will warm the soul."

Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (189.6 g)
  • Calories 297.1
  • Total Fat - 11.7 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 99.2 mg
  • Sodium - 118.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 5.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.3 g
  • Sugars - 2.2 g
  • Protein - 41.6 g
  • Calcium - 104.6 mg
  • Iron - 2.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 4.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Cut the Chicken into bite sized pieces and rub some turmeric and salt. Set aside.

Step 2

Heat oil in a skillet and add the chicken pieces.

Step 3

Saute until slightly golden and almost cooked.

Step 4

Add the crushed ginger and garlic. Saute for about a minute.

Step 5

Add turmeric, cumin, coriander, garam masala and red chili. Saute on medium heat until oil separates from the sides. Add the lemon juice.

Step 6

Beat the yogurt in a bowl. Take the skillet off the heat and mix the yogurt into the chicken.

Step 7

Bring it back on the heat and keep stirring the whole mixture until it comes to a boil. Reduce the heat and continue to cook for about 2 minutes. Garnish with coriander.

Step 8

Serve hot with rice or roti!

Tips & Variations


No special items needed.

Related

Linky

Such a tasty dish! I added an equal amount of frozen cauliflower to help soak up the sauce. (I thawed it, of course!!) DH liked it a lot!

review by:
(6 Dec 2019)

Mikekey

Into my Best of 2019 book. This is so easy and has so much flavor. We prefer dark meat, so I used boneless, skinless thighs instead of breasts. Served with rice and steamed carrot strips. Will be making this again.

review by:
(6 Feb 2019)

OnlyTheBestRecipez

Very good! Lovely flavored Indian chicken that was delicious with Jasmine rice on the side.

(5 Feb 2019)

artandkitchen

This was more than delicious! My family loved it very much and I made everybody happy! Thanks a lot for the great evening!

review by:
(19 Aug 2017)

Nif

Really easy recipe that resulted in lots of tasty sauce, perfect for the basmati rice. I thought that the amount of seasoning was extreme but it was perfect - I wouldn't change a thing. Thanks! :)

review by:
(10 Aug 2017)