Chicken In Tomato And Lemon Sauce Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Chicken in Tomato and Lemon Sauce

Juicy chicken, tangy tomato and zesty lemon come together to create a mouthwatering dish. Garlic will add a kick of flavor. It's best served with a steaming plate of rice.


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 kg chicken piece
  • 2 medium onions, coarsely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon ground turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon chili pepper
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 3 medium tomatoes or 450 g, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1½ cups or 375 ml water
  • Lemon juice, one small piece only
  • 2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon

How to Prepare

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan, and brown chicken on all sides, remove and set aside.
  2. Add onions and cook over medium heat for 5-7 mins or until onion is golden brown.
  3. Add garlic and spices and stir for 1-2 mins.
  4. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, water, lemon juice and MAGGI®Chicken Bouillon cubes. Bring to boil and simmer for 3-4 mins.
  5. Return chicken pieces to the pan, cover and cook over low heat for 30 mins or until chicken is tender.
  6. Serve with cooked rice.

Nutritional Info

Energy: 529.00 Kcal
Protein: 39.00 g
Carbohydrate: 12.00 g
Fats: 35.00 g

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