Lemon chicken

Lemon chicken

A luscious, tangy stir-fry that makes two generous portions for very few calories.
INGREDIENTS
1 tsp cornflour
1 tsp dark soy sauce
Finely grated zest & juice 1/2 small lemon
2 tsp coconut or canola oil
1 skinless chicken breast fillet (around 150g), cut into 1.5cm slices
3 capsicum, any colour, deseeded and sliced
1 medium carrot (around 80g), trimmed and thinly sliced
100g broccoli, cut into small florets
150ml chicken stock (made with 1/2 Massel Plant Based Chicken Stock cube)
4 spring onions, trimmed and thickly sliced
METHOD
1.Mix the cornflour with the soy sauce and lemon juice in a small bowl.
2.Heat the oil in a large frying pan or wok over a high heat, add the chicken, capsicum, carrot and broccoli and stir-fry for 2–3 minutes, or until the chicken is lightly browned and the vegetables are beginning to soften.
3.Pour the lemon and soy mixture into the pan, add the chicken stock and spring onions and bring to a simmer. Reduce the heat and cook for 2 minutes, or until the sauce is slightly thickened and the chicken is cooked through, stirring regularly.
4.Sprinkle with grated lemon zest and serve with rice.

Lemon belongs to the group of citrus fruits, which includes orange, tangerine, grapefruit and others. It is cheap, easily accessible and versatile. It is especially useful when it comes to your health. This yellow fruit contains not only vitamin C, but also other vitamins (vitamin B, riboflavin) and minerals such as potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium. Lemon also contains proteins and carbohydrates.