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(Yield: 4 servings) 2 tablespoons cornstarch
4 tablespoons Kikkoman Soy Sauce, divided
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2 cup sugar
2-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
3/4 teaspoon grated fresh lemon peel
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 bunch green onions, cut into 1-inch lengths
- Combine 2 Tbsp. cornstarch and 1 Tbsp. soy sauce in small bowl; stir in chicken. Let stand 30 minutes.
- Meanwhile, combine sugar, 2-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch, lemon peel and juice, remaining 3 Tbsp. soy sauce and 1/4 cup water.
- Heat oil in hot wok over high heat.* Add chicken and green onions; stir-fry 3 minutes. Remove.
- Reduce heat to medium-high. Pour soy sauce mixture into wok; bring to boil. Cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Add chicken and green onions, stirring to coat all pieces well with sauce. Serve immediately.
*Or, if using skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat.