• Chinese Lemon Chicken


    2 tablespoons dry sherry 
    4 green (spring) onions, chopped 
    1 piece of root ginger, shredded 
    500g (1 pound) boned chicken, cut into 1 inch strips 
    2 celery sticks, sliced 
    125g (4oz) button mushrooms, quartered 
    1 green pepper, cored, seeded, and sliced 
    2 tablespoons light soy sauce 
    Shredded rind of 2 lemons 
    A few lemon slices to garnish 
    2 tablespoons oil for stir-frying



    1. Put the sherry, spring onions and ginger in a bowl. Add the chicken, toss well to coat, then leave to marinate in the bowl for 15 minutes.
    2. Heat the oil in a wok or frying pan.
    3. Add the celery, mushrooms, and the green pepper. For one minute, stir fry.
    4. Add the chicken and marinade, and then cook for 3 minutes. Stir in the Soy Sauce and lemon rind then cook for a further minute.
    5. Pile into a warmed serving dish and garnish with lemon slices.