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"Chinese Take-Out" Lemon Chicken

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4 servings

You'll get a kick out of how we gave this classic Chinese take-out dish its sweet and zingy lemon flavor. Get out the chicken and we'll give you the scoop!

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  • Mix dry gelatin mix and cornstarch in small bowl. Add broth, dressing and garlic; stir until gelatin is completely dissolved.
  • Heat oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 4 min. or until done, stirring occasionally. Add snow peas and peppers; cook and stir 2 min.
  • Stir gelatin mixture; add to ingredients in skillet. Cook on medium heat 3 min. or until sauce is thickened, stirring frequently. Serve over rice.


Substitute 2 pkg. (6 oz. each) OSCAR MAYER Deli Fresh Grilled Chicken Breast for the cooked fresh chicken strips. Heat oil in skillet as directed. Add chicken, snow peas and peppers; cook 3 to 5 min. or until chicken is heated through and vegetables are crisp-tender, stirring frequently. Continue as directed.

Special Extra

Add 1-1/2 tsp. minced fresh gingerroot or 3/4 tsp. ground ginger along with the broth, dressing and garlic.


Serve over hot cooked long-grain brown rice.


  • 4 servings

Healthy Living

  • Low fat
  • Low sodium
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 3 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 3 Starch
  • 1 Vegetable
  • 3 Meat (L)

Nutrition Bonus

A great alternative to takeout, this delicious, low-calorie low-fat meal is an excellent source of vitamin C from the vegetables.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings
Calories 400
Total fat 8g
Saturated fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 65mg
Sodium 320mg
Carbohydrate 49g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 21g
Protein 30g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 20 %DV
Vitamin C 50 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • |

    I think that this recipe is a good starting point but you definitely would want to add to it. Basically it's just chicken stir fry . You can add or omit anything you would like. I add a few drops of sesame seed oil , soy sauce, onions, water chestnuts, bamboo shoots, bean sprouts. It wouldn't hurt to add some lemon zest and or a tablespoon of lemon juice it you want a little more hint of lemon.. I also like this on yakisoba noodles in place of the rice once in a while. Anyway, like with all recipes you'll want to experiment and find what you and your family likes the best.,

  • apryllx |

    Loved it! Added 1/2 small onion cut in strips and finished off with soy sauce (just a touch). My Honey loves sauce, so next time I'll double the saucy ingredients.

  • radcliff75 |

    All you taste is the jello