Egyptian Lemon Chicken Recipe

Egyptian lemon chicken is a flavorful and aromatic dish that is popular in Egyptian cuisine. This dish features tender chicken pieces marinated in a mixture of lemon juice, garlic, herbs, and spices. The marinated chicken is then pan-fried until golden and cooked through. The result is juicy and flavorful chicken with a tangy and zesty lemon flavor. Serve this Egyptian lemon chicken with rice or flatbread and a side of salad for a complete and satisfying meal.

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3hr 50minstotal
2hr 20minsPrep
1hr 30minsCook
3hr 50m.total
2hr 20m.Prep
1hr 30m.Cook
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Ingredients for Egyptian Lemon Chicken Recipe

  • 1 piece Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts, Cut Into S
  • 0.06 cup Lemon Juice
  • 1 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon Paprika
  • 0.13 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.06 teaspoon Black Pepper

Directions: Egyptian Lemon Chicken Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a bowl, combine lemon juice, minced garlic, olive oil, cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper.
  • STEP 2.Add chicken pieces to the marinade and coat well. Let it marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  • STEP 3.Heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the marinated chicken and cook until golden and cooked through.
  • STEP 4.Serve the Egyptian lemon chicken with rice or flatbread and a side of salad. Enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • For extra flavor, marinate the chicken overnight in the refrigerator.
  • Feel free to add additional herbs or spices to the marinade for added complexity.
  • You can also grill or bake the marinated chicken instead of pan-frying.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the chicken in a microwave or oven until warmed through before serving.
  • Serve the Egyptian lemon chicken with rice or flatbread and a side of salad for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
886
calories per serving
67 g Fat69 g Protein2 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    67g
  • Protein
    69g
  • Carbs
    2g
  • Fiber
    2g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    2g
  • Protein
    69g
  • Fiber
    2g

Fats

  • Fat
    67g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    99mg
  • Iron
    5mg
  • Vitamin A
    3mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    21mg
  • Vitamin B6
    1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    43mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    10mg
  • Vitamin E
    5mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    97mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    719mg
  • Selenium
    72mcg
  • Zinc
    6mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp