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Lemon and Black Pepper Chicken

A homemaker mixing some ingredients and turning them into delicious recipes with a lot of nutritional value. Recipes are very simple to try.



  1. Chicken with bone - 1 medium (u can use boneless chicken too but it should be mixed thighs and breasts)
  2. Oil - 1/2 cup
  3. Onion - 1 medium finely chopped
  4. Freshly grated Ginger Garlic - 2 Table spoon
  5. Salt - to taste
  6. Coarse black pepper - 2 tea spoon
  7. Cumin seeds - 1 Table spoon( toasted and crushed)
  8. Lemon juice - 4-5 Table spoon or more
  9. Honey - 1tea spoon
  10. Yogurt - 3Tbsp
  11. Corn flour - 1 to 2 tea spoon (make a paste with water for thickening the sauce)


  1. Heat oil in a wok on medium heat.
  2. Add in grated ginger garlic.
  3. When it changes the color add chopped onion and stir until translucent.
  4. Now add the chicken and cook on a high flame for 5 to 8 minutes or until the chicken changes its color to light golden.
  5. Now add salt, toasted crushed cumin, coarsed black pepper and lemon juice.
  6. Stir all the spices to combine completely.
  7. Now lower the flame mix in honey and yogurt.
  8. Put the lid on to cook for further 10 to 15 minutes.
  9. When the chicken is done turn the heat up.
  10. Check the sauce if its too thick add more water and let it simmer.
  11. Add corn flour paste to thicken up the sauce to your desired consistency.
  12. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes and its done!
  13. Dish out and garnish with fresh coriander and lemon slices.
  14. Serve hot with boiled rice or Naan.

© 2021 Marwah Altaf


Marwah Altaf (author) on May 01, 2021:

Thank you so much for the appreciation

Rozlin from UAE on April 30, 2021:

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This dish I always wanted to make. Thanks for the recipe marwah. The picture looks yummy.

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