Chinese Lemon Chicken

Chinese Lemon Chicken

Chinese Lemon Chicken

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Pressure Cooking Time 3 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Diet Low Lactose
Servings 6
Calories 186 kcal


  • 4 large boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into bite-sized pieces
  • ½ cup lemon juice fresh squeezed
  • ¼ cup low sodium soy sauce
  • ¼ cup water
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons rice vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon chili-garlic sauce
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons cold water
  • 1 lemon zested
  • 2 green onions chopped
  • Sesame seeds for garnish


  • In the cooker, combine the chicken, lemon juice, soy sauce, water, brown sugar, sugar, rice vinegar, ginger, and chili-garlic sauce. Stir to combine.
  • Close and lock the lid in place and set the regulator knob to the PRESSURE position. Set the cooker for PRESSURE COOKER on HIGH for 3 minutes and press START.
  • When the cooking time ends, turn off the cooker and release the pressure. When all the pressure has been released, carefully remove the lid.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the cornstarch and cold water until smooth. Add the slurry to the pot. Use the SIMMER function to simmer while stirring constantly, until the sauce is thick and syrupy.
  • Stir in lemon zest. Serve topped with scallions and sesame seeds (if using).


Calories: 186kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 17gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 48mgSodium: 467mgPotassium: 369mgFiber: 1gSugar: 19gVitamin A: 68IUVitamin C: 19mgCalcium: 23mgIron: 1mg
Food Group Meat & Poultry
Keyword Easy, Quick
Cooking Method Pressure Cooking
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