Lemon and Coriander Chicken Recipe

Lemon and Coriander Chicken Recipes

Ingredients :



55 ml

5 cm



1/2 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

115 g

chicken thighs, skinned

chicken drumsticks, skinned

vegetable oil

piece fresh root ginger, grated

cloves garlic, crushed

fresh green chili, seeded and finely chopped


ground cumin

ground coriander

chopped coriander leaves

grated zest and juice 1 lemon

salt and cayenne pepper

coriander leaves and lemon slices, to garnish

Method :

Wash chicken joints and pat dry with absorbent kitchen paper. Heat oil in a large frying pan, add chicken, and fry, stirring frequently, until browned all over. Remove from pan with a slotted spoon and set aside. Add ginger and garlic to pan and fry for 1 minute. Stir in chili, turmeric, cumin and ground coriander and season with salt and cayenne pepper, then cook for 1 minute more. Return chicken to pan, add 115 ml water and lemon zest and juice. Bring to the boil, then cover and cook over a medium heat for 25-30 minutes or until chicken is tender. Stir in chopped coriander, then serve hot, garnished with coriander leaves and lemon slices.

Serves 4

Use fresh parsley, or parsley and mint, instead of coriander, if preferred.

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