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Asian Lemon Chicken

Do you know those quick and easy dinners that you can always count on? Yup. This best crispy Asian Lemon Chicken, drizzled with a sweet and tangy lemon sauce, is sure to be a new family favorite!
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Author: Linda


  • 2 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 11/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup of vegetable oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • Toasted sesame seeds for garnish
  • Lemon slices for garnish

Lemon sauce:

  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup lightly packed brown sugar
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic


  • To make lemon sauce: combine all of the ingredients in a small pot over medium heat. Bring to a boil, then reduce until slightly thickened, about 10-12 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Season chicken with salt, pepper, and garlic powder.
  • Working in small batch, dredge chicken in flour, dip into buttermilk, then dredge in flour again, pressing to coat.
  • Fry chicken to the skillet, and cook until evenly golden and crispy. Transfer to a towel-lined plate. Drizzle with lemon glaze.