Vegan Chinese lemon chicken

A copy cat recipe of one of my favorite recipes growing up! The sauce is only a few ingredients and no fancy ingredients. You can put the sauce over any of your favorite vegan chicken brands or tofu!

Ingredients/ shopping list:

  • Green beans
  • Gardein tenders (breaded) you can also use a boca chicken patty sliced
  • White rice

For the sauce:

  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbs cornstarch

Ingredients for Vegan Chinese lemon chicken

Cooking Instructions:

Step 1.

Heat your gardein tenders in the microwave for 2 minutes then fry in pan with olive oil.

Step 1 for Vegan Chinese lemon chicken

Step 2.

While those are frying you can you two pots one to make your rice and one to boil your green beans.

Step 2 for Vegan Chinese lemon chicken

Step 3.

For the sauce in a small pot add lemon juice, water, sugar, and soy sauce in a pan and whisk on medium heat. Add cornstarch one tablespoon at a time and continue to whisk until it thickens.

Step 3 for Vegan Chinese lemon chicken

Step 4.

Add sauce to your gardein strips and let simmer on low for 2-3 minutes.

Step 4 for Vegan Chinese lemon chicken

Step 5.

Finally i seasoned my green beans with salt pepper and garlic powder.

Step 5 for Vegan Chinese lemon chicken

Wrap Up:

Try this vegan take on a classic Chinese dish and help to save animals just like the chickens that get to live out their lives here at FAR! Share your recipes with me on Instagram if you try them out! @carlye_lavonne_14

Final product: Vegan Chinese lemon chicken