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Lemon Pepper Chicken

A super quick & refreshing chicken recipe enriched in lemon and pepper flavor. Simple, but Delicious!



Chicken 1 kg

Lemon juice 1 tbsp

Garlic paste 1 tsp

Ginger paste 1 tsp

Black pepper 1 tbsp

Plain Yogurt 1/2 cup

Salt to taste


Bay Leaf 1 pc

Black peppercorns 5-6 pcs

Garlic finely chopped 1 tbsp

Ginger fine julienne 1 tbsp

Green chilli halved 4 pcs

Black pepper 1 tbsp

Lemon juice 2 tbsp

Water 2 tbsp

Corn starch 1 tbsp

Cooking Directions

  • Place the chicken pieces in a large bowl. Squeeze lime juice, add garlic paste, ginger paste, black pepper, plain yogurt and salt to taste. Mix everything well and marinade the chicken for 30 minutes.

  • Heat 4 tbsp of oil in a nonstick pan at medium-high heat.

  • Add bay leaf, black peppercorns, finely chopped garlic and finely julienne ginger. Stir and saute for couple minutes.

  • Add the chicken pieces and fry /cook on each side for 10 minutes. The chicken should have a golden brown texture.

  • Add green chilli pieces, black pepper and squeeze 2 tbsp of lemon juice. Stir and mix everything.

  • Cover with lid and cook for 15 min over low-medium heat.

  • In a small bowl, mix 1 tbsp cornstarch with 2 tbsp of water. Mix well and add it to the chicken to thicken the gravy. Stir and mix everything. Once the gravy reaches the desired consistency, remove from heat.

Serve hot alongside white jasmine rice. Enjoy!



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