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Zesty and different: That's Lemon and Honey Chicken
Take a break from holiday fare with this recipe
Published Saturday, December 1, 2018 9:05 am
by Ashley Mahoney | The Charlotte Post

Lemon and Honey Chicken is a break from the usual holiday fare.

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Looking for something a little different now that Thanksgiving has come and gone? Get a kick, literally, out of this lemon and honey chicken. It packs a punch, and is a good alternative to all of that holiday fare.

1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts

1 tablespoon butter

1 cup green beans

1/2 cup onion

1 cup cauliflower

1 cup broccoli  

1 lemon



1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice

1 tablespoon lemon zest

3/4 cup chicken broth

1/4 cup honey

2 tablespoons corn starch

1/.4 teaspoon ground ginger

1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper

1 tablespoon minced garlic

Preheat saucepan on medium with butter

Add inch-diced chicken and a dash of salt and pepper, stirring occasionally  

Add minced onion, green beans, broccoli and cauliflower after cooking chicken for 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally  

Continue until chicken is completely cooked

Place in a large serving dish

In a separate bowl, whisk together garlic, red pepper, honey, cornstarch, ginger, chicken broth, lemon juice and lemon zest

Add sauce to pan

Cook for two-three minutes, occasionally stirring, until sauce thickens

Pour sauce over chicken and vegetables in the large serving bowl

Stir to combine, until sauce evenly covers everything in the bowl

Serve and enjoy!


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