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Lemon Pepper Chicken

Best Drop
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Course starter
Cuisine American, Indian
Servings 2


  • 500 gm Chicken

For Marinade

  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Crushed black pepper
  • Salt to Taste
  • 2 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 3 tbsp Beaten Curd

For Tempering

  • 8-10 nos Black Peppercorns
  • 8-10 cloves Garlic
  • 2 nos Cinnamon Stick
  • 2 tbsp Best Drop Lite Oil

For Garnish

  • 1/4 tsp Crushed Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 nos Green Chili
  • 1 tbsp Green Coriander, Chopped


  • Wash the chicken well and pat dry the pieces. In a mixing bowl, combine all ingredients of the marinade. Slit the chicken pieces and mix them in the marinade. Cover and keep it aside for 30-40 minutes.
  • Heat some oil in the pan and temper it with cinnamon, black peppercorns and whole garlic cloves. Sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  • Now, add the chicken pieces to the pan, without the marinade. Cook the chicken pieces on high flames for 3-4 minutes, and then cook it on medium flames; until almost done. It will take about 10 minutes.
  • Now, add the rest of the marinade mix to the chicken and let it cook, until it is completely done, tender and well quoted in the masala.
  • Garnish with crushed black pepper, green chili, coriander, lemon juice and serve hot.


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