Spicy and juicy lemon chicken | Finger licking lemon chicken recipe

Finger licking lemon chicken recipe is very spicy and juicy.

When I went to my brothers home at bangarpet KGF(Bangalore) I had this in one of the street shop over there. And was wondering how to prepare the recipe. When we started questioning the chef over there he jus smiled and never gave a reply. Me and my husband tasted out the chicken and this Sunday at Chennai at our home we prepared this lemon chicken recipe. Almost we got the exact taste which we tasted out there at my brothers place. Mouth watering and finger licking lemon chicken is set to go. Try this recipe and comment me out.


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Spicy and juicy lemon chicken
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 15 Minutes
Cook Time 15 Minutes
Passive Time 3 Hours
People 1 each
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 15 Minutes
Cook Time 15 Minutes
Passive Time 3 Hours
People 1 each
  1. Clean and wash chicken pieces with turmeric powder and keep aside. I have taken 3 leg pieces cut in between do that the masala get deeper inside.
  2. Squeeze 1 lemon juice to the chicken.
  3. Add 1 tsp salt to the chicken.
  4. Mix well by hands till the salt binds well with the juice.
  5. Add 1 tsp ginger garlic paste to the chicken in order to get the spiciness and the raw odour of the chicken gets less.
  6. Add 1/3 tsp turmeric powder
  7. Add 1 tsp garam masala powder
  8. Add 3/4 tsp coriander powder
  9. Add 1/4 tsp ajwain or omam
  10. Add 1/2 tsp chilly powder
  11. Add freshly ground 3 red chilly flakes
  12. Mix well by clean hands
  13. Add 1 tsp pepper powder
  14. Mix well keep in refrigerator for 3-4 hours.
  15. After 3 hours mix well again check for salt and spiciness before cooking.
  16. Heat a pan pour oil and place the chicken pieces.
  17. Turn sides and cook in low flame add oil if needed
  18. Do not overcook chicken it will become hard. In low flame it takes less than 10 mins to cook. So that the chicken will be juicy and fleshy to eat
  19. Spicy and juicy lemon chicken is ready to serve.
Recipe Notes

Important instructions to follow

  1. Marinating the chicken is very important step and do not skip it.
  2. Cut the chicken flesh in between so that the masala gets deeper inside
  3. Use fresh lemon so that its not sour in taste
  4. Adding chilly flakes gives nice taste and aroma
  5. Do not overcook chicken otherwise it will become tough
  6. This recipes speciality is the chicken is lemon flavored with spicy and juicy flesh part

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