Chicken With Lemon & Basil Leaf

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1/2 chicken – cut into bite size
1 tbsp corn flour
1 egg
1 tsp white pepper

1/2 lemon – sliced
1 cm cinnamon stick
50 ml water
100 ml fresh orange juice
1 piece pandan leaf

1 tbsp custard powder (mix with 2 tbsp water)

1 tbsp sesame oil
2 sprigs basil leaf
Salt & sugar to taste

Lemon strips and basil leaves for garnishing

1) Marinade chicken parts with pepper, some salt & corn flour. Set aside for 30 minutes. Deep fry till crisp and golden brown. Drain and set aside.
2) Bring water to a boil in a small pot. Add in orange juice, lemon, pandan leaf & cinnamon stick. Simmer over low heat for 20 minutes. Add in sesame oil, salt & sugar to taste. Stir to mix well and thicken with custard powder. Stir to mix well. Finally add in basil leaves and stir well.
3) Drizzle over fried chicken and garnish with lemon strips and basil leaves


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