Asian Lemon Chicken is super simple to make and faster than ordering take out!
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Asian Lemon Chicken Recipe

This Asian Lemon Chicken Recipe is super simple to make at home and quicker than ordering take out!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: Asian Lemon Chicken Recipe
Servings: 4
Calories: 745kcal
Author: Amy


  • 4 Chicken Breasts cubed
  • 1 c All Purpose Flour
  • 1 c Corn Starch
  • 2 tbsp Canola Oil
  • ½ c Brown Sugar
  • ¼ c Honey
  • 2 tbsp Rice Wine Vinegar
  • ½ c Lemon Juice
  • ½ tsp Ginger
  • 2 Garlic Cloves Minced
  • 1 tbsp Cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Zest
  • Green Onions Optional


  • In a large bowl mix together brown sugar, honey, vinegar, lemon juice, ginger, garlic, 1 tablespoon cornstarch and lemon zest.
  • Set it aside.
  • In a large bowl whisk together flour and 1 c cornstarch and dredge cubed chicken in it.
  • Heat oil in a large pan over medium high heat.
  • Shake off excess flour from chicken and place in the hot pan.
  • Cook for 1-2 minutes on each side until center is cooked through and no longer pink.
  • Remove chicken to a plate and pour sauce directly into the pan with the brown bits from the chicken.
  • Stir and cook for about 1 minute or until slightly thickened.
  • Add chicken back in and stir to coat.
  • Serve over rice and garnish with chopped green onion.


Calories: 745kcal | Carbohydrates: 102g | Protein: 51g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 144mg | Sodium: 275mg | Potassium: 948mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 45g | Vitamin A: 70IU | Vitamin C: 22.7mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 2.7mg