This a great recipe that my family loves. It's fairly quick and easy, and you more than likely don't have to go out and buy any new ingredients!

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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

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  • In a bowl, stir together paprika, salt, and pepper. Sprinkle seasoning over chicken pieces. Dip pieces in egg, then dredge in bread crumbs. Arrange chicken pieces in a single layer in an aluminum foil-lined 15x10-inch jelly roll pan.

  • Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes, turning once.

  • In a small saucepan over medium-low heat, stir together sugar, lemon juice, and curry powder, stirring until sugar dissolves, about 5 minutes.

  • Drizzle lemon sauce over chicken, return to oven, and bake 5 minutes more.

Partner Tip

Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

441 calories; 6.2 g total fat; 192 mg cholesterol; 867 mg sodium. 48.5 g carbohydrates; 46.8 g protein; Full Nutrition


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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
02/07/2006
Although I love curry I decided to make this without the curry with a combination of fresh lemon and fresh lime juice and with a little less sugar. Fabulous recipe! I would have never thought to put sugar in with the lemon juice! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
10/19/2009
I didn't care for this sauce either...if I try it again I'll only add a very small amount of lemon juice and more curry. Read More
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347 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 155
  • 4 star values: 108
  • 3 star values: 52
  • 2 star values: 23
  • 1 star values: 9
Rating: 5 stars
02/07/2006
Although I love curry I decided to make this without the curry with a combination of fresh lemon and fresh lime juice and with a little less sugar. Fabulous recipe! I would have never thought to put sugar in with the lemon juice! Read More
(191)
Rating: 5 stars
07/08/2009
Okay this was pretty darn amazing! I'm house sitting right now and trying to just use food that's in the fridge/pantry/freezer to make meals and noticed I had some chicken breasts and large bottle of lemon juice. So why not make some lemon chicken? I found this recipe and thought it looked yummy so I gave it a try. IT WAS AMAZING!!! I did make a few changes to the sauce though. I reduced the amount of sugar to about 3 tbs took out the curry entirely added 2 tbs of corn starch 1/8 cup of water 1/8 tsp ground mustard 1/2 tbs of paprika and 1 tsp cayenne pepper to give it a little heat! I invited some friends over to eat with me and the chicken was gone in a FLASH! I'm printing this out and it's going in my recipe book for sure! Read More
(156)
Rating: 4 stars
02/13/2007
These were very tasty. And a different way to have chicken. I made the following changes. I used panko bread crumbs and seasoned them with some italian seasoning. For the sauce I didn't have any curry so I added some dry mustard powder. I also thickened the sauce with cornstarch. It was very good. Nexttime I may add some capers to the sauce as suggested by POLLERHOLLER16. I even used the sauce with steamed broccoli. Thanks for the great recipe J. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
12/05/2005
Way too sweet for me. The lemon sauce made my teeth hurt! My husband and kids seemed to like it though. In the future I might reduce the amount of sugar and lemon juice or add some water to tame the sauce a little. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
03/18/2006
I have to rate a 3 because even though my husband and I thought they were pretty good the kids did not like the sauce on the chicken. We also thought the sauce was a little too sweet so I think I would cut the sugar down next time. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
02/07/2006
made the recipe with suggested changes reduced sugar a bit and used corn starch to thicken.. was ok not as great as i thought it would be probably missing the fat from not frying the chicken. but pretty good if you're eating healthy would taste best on a salad i think. Nice change for breaded chicken though. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/06/2006
added lots of capers Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/31/2008
What a unique flavor. Curry is something that I don't cook with very much but really enjoyed in this recipe. The chicken came out very tender and juicy. We will surely be using this recipe again. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
01/14/2007
Not horrible but tastes like I poured lemonade on top of chicken. It was sooo sweet and I only put in half of the sugar that the recipe called for. The curry was a bit too much as well. I won't make this one again. Read More
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