Greek Lemon Chicken Recipe

Greek Lemon Chicken Recipe
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Greek Lemon Chicken is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Greek Lemon Chicken by following this simple & easy recipe.
Greek Lemon Chicken Recipe
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Cooking Time 60 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 6
  • 2½ cups Chicken Broth
  • ¼ cup unsalted Butter
  • 1 Carrot (sliced)
  • 1 Celery/Fennel (cut into pieces)
  • 3 (1/3 lb) Chicken (cut into pieces)
  • 1 tbsp Dill (chopped)
  • 2 Egg Yolks
  • 1 tbsp Corn Flour
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 medium Onion (sliced)
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Sea Salt (to taste)
How to make Greek Lemon Chicken:
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Mix chicken pieces with onion, carrot, and celery/fennel in a large mixing bowl.
  • Add salt and peeper. Toss to season evenly.
  • Heat butter and oil in a large non-reactive pan and add in the mixture. Stir fry for 15 minutes.
  • Add chicken broth and cover tightly. Bake in the oven for 40 minutes until chicken turns tender.
  • In the meanwhile, combine corn flour with 4 tbsp water in a small cup or bowl. Stir until smooth.
  • Remove the pan from the oven and pour the liquid into another pan and boil until the liquid reduces to 300 ml.
  • Add corn flour water and mix well.
  • Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Beat egg yolks with lemon juice and add to the prepared sauce. Stir slowly to blend well.
  • Taste and add seasonings, if required.
  • Remove the chicken from the oven and pour the sauce over it.
  • Garnish with dill and serve.