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Lemon Pepper Chicken Recipe

Lemon Pepper Chicken is a popular Continental Side Dish
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On :
Wednesday, 1 June, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Continental Recipe
Technique :
Pressure Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 4 pieces - Chicken (preferably leg-thigh pairs)
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 1/2 tsp - garlic-ginger paste
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin powder
  • 1 tsp - pepper powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 - large capsicum/bell pepper - chopped into 1 inch bits
  • 1 - large Potato cubed - 1 inch cubes
  • 1 - medium Onion - finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp - Olive oil
  • 1 tbsp - veg/canola oil or Butter
  • 3-4 - Bay Leaves
  • 2 inch Cinnamon stick
  • 3 - dry Red Chillies
  • How to Make Lemon Pepper Chicken:

    1. Marinate the chicken pieces with the ginger garlic-paste, salt, spice powders and lime juice, for a few minutes.
    2. Heat oils and/or butter in a pressure-cooker and fry onions till pink.
    3. Add bay leaves, red chillies and cinnamon and fry for 1 minute.
    4. Add the potatoes and capsicum and fry for 1-2 mins, tossing in between.
    5. Add the chicken pieces and fry for a few minutes, turning around from time to time so that they are evenly browned.
    6. Add in 1/4 cup of water and pressure-cook on high heat for 1 whistle and then, simmer for 6-7 minutes.
    7. Open and drain, collecting the gravy in a saucepan - thicken the gravy on medium heat for a few mins.
    8. Place the veggies as the base on a serving plate, the chicken on top of it, followed by the sauce, poured evenly over the chicken.
    9. Serve hot with pita bread or rice.



     

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