Lemon Pepper Chicken

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Difficulty: Medium

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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

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

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