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Gordon Ramsay Sticky Lemon Chicken

Gordon Ramsay’s Sticky Lemon Chicken is a gourmet dish with succulent chicken caramelized in sherry vinegar, soy sauce, honey, and lemon. A symphony of tastes in every bite, ready in just 25 minutes.

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Gordon Ramsay Sticky Lemon Chicken
Gordon Ramsay Sticky Lemon Chicken

💗 Why You’ll Love This Sticky Lemon Chicken Recipe:

  • Crisp & Succulent: Achieves a golden-brown, juicy perfection.
  • Versatile Delight: Ideal for family or special occasions.
  • Visually Stunning: Vibrant colors enhance the overall dining experience.

❓ What Is Gordon Ramsay’s Sticky Lemon Chicken Recipe?

Gordon Ramsay’s Sticky Lemon Chicken is a flavorful dish made with juicy chicken pieces caramelized in a tasty combination of honey, soy sauce, sherry vinegar, and lemon slices with a sprinkle of parsley.

🍗 Gordon Ramsay Sticky Lemon Chicken Ingredients

  • 1 large chicken, jointed into 8-10 pieces
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 head of garlic, halved horizontally
  • A few thyme sprigs
  • Generous splash of sherry vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. dark soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp. honey
  • 1 lemon, finely sliced (ideally with a mandolin)
  • Handful of flat-leaf parsley, chopped (optional)

🍲 How To Make Gordon Ramsay Sticky Lemon Chicken

  1. Dress the chicken pieces with pepper and salt. In a large sauté pan, heat the olive oil.
  2. Cook the chicken (in batches if needed) in a skillet over high heat for 2-3 minutes per side, or until golden brown, adding garlic and thyme sprigs.
  3. Add the sherry vinegar and bring the chicken back to a boil until it reduces by half. Add the honey and soy sauce, then shake the pan to mix the flavors.
  4. Add a splash of hot water and the lemon slices. Allow the liquid to boil and simmer for about 10 minutes, or until it becomes syrupy. The chicken should be fully cooked now.
  5. Place the chicken on a serving plate, pour the liquor over it, and garnish with chopped parsley, if desired. Complement with green beans.

💭 Recipe Tips

  • Proper Seasoning: Ensure chicken is well-seasoned with salt and pepper for enhanced flavor.
  • Hot Searing: Achieve a golden-brown exterior by searing chicken in hot olive oil.
  • Balanced Glaze: Find the sweet spot with a balanced mix of sherry vinegar, honey, soy sauce, and lemon for a perfect glaze.
  • Simmering Technique: Let the flavors meld by simmering until the liquid turns syrupy, ensuring a rich and concentrated taste.
Gordon Ramsay Sticky Lemon Chicken
Gordon Ramsay Sticky Lemon Chicken

🥗 What To Pair Nicely With Sticky Lemon Chicken?

For perfect harmony try to serve Sticky Lemon Chicken over fluffy white rice, mashed potatoes, noodles, roasted potatoes, steamed broccoli, or salad.

🎚 How To Store Leftover Sticky Lemon Chicken?

  • In The Fridge: Leftover sticky lemon chicken can be kept in the fridge for 3 to 4 days if placed in an airtight container.
  • In The Freezer: You may freeze leftover sticky lemon chicken for up to 3 months if you wrap it in plastic wrap or use a freezer container. Allow to thaw in the fridge before reheating.

🥵 How To Reheat Leftovers Sticky Lemon Chicken?

  • Oven: Set the oven temperature low to about 300°F then arrange sticky lemon chicken on a baking sheet and heat for about 15 minutes.
  • Microwave: Prepare a microwave-safe dish for sticky lemon chicken and heat in short bursts of 1 minute or until hot.
  • Air Fryer: Bring the air fryer temperature to 375°F then toss sticky lemon chicken in a single layer and heat for about 4 minutes.

FAQs

Why didn’t my sticky lemon chicken get crispy?

Your sticky lemon chicken may lack crispiness due to a brief sear. Ensure a hot pan and extend searing time for the desired crispy texture.

Why did my sticky lemon chicken turn out dry?

Your sticky lemon chicken might be dry due to overcooking. Monitor time closely and consider marination for a moist result.

Why is my sticky lemon chicken bitter?

Your sticky lemon chicken might be bitter from too much lemon pith. Slice thinly, avoiding the bitter part for a more balanced flavor.

Why does my sticky lemon chicken taste too tangy?

Your sticky lemon chicken might taste too tangy due to excess sherry vinegar. Balance the flavor by adjusting the quantity in the glaze.

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Gordon Ramsay Sticky Lemon Chicken Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 236
  • Total Fat 3g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Sodium 1250mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 15g
  • Dietary Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 10g
  • Protein 38g

Gordon Ramsay Sticky Lemon Chicken

Difficulty:BeginnerPrep time: 10 minutesCook time: 25 minutesRest time: minutesTotal time: 35 minutesServings:4 servingsCalories:236 kcal Best Season:Available

Description

Gordon Ramsay’s Sticky Lemon Chicken is a gourmet dish with succulent chicken caramelized in sherry vinegar, soy sauce, honey, and lemon. A symphony of tastes in every bite, ready in just 25 minutes.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Dress the chicken pieces with pepper and salt. In a large sauté pan, heat the olive oil.
  2. Cook the chicken (in batches if needed) in a skillet over high heat for 2-3 minutes per side, or until golden brown, adding garlic and thyme sprigs.
  3. Add the sherry vinegar and bring the chicken back to a boil until it reduces by half. Add the honey and soy sauce, then shake the pan to mix the flavors.
  4. Add a splash of hot water and the lemon slices. Allow the liquid to boil and simmer for about 10 minutes, or until it becomes syrupy. The chicken should be fully cooked now.
  5. Place the chicken on a serving plate, pour the liquor over it, and garnish with chopped parsley, if desired. Complement with green beans.

Notes

  • Proper Seasoning: Ensure chicken is well-seasoned with salt and pepper for enhanced flavor.
    Hot Searing: Achieve a golden-brown exterior by searing chicken in hot olive oil.
    Balanced Glaze: Find the sweet spot with a balanced mix of sherry vinegar, honey, soy sauce, and lemon for a perfect glaze.
    Simmering Technique: Let the flavors meld by simmering until the liquid turns syrupy, ensuring a rich and concentrated taste.
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