Why add lemon juice and powdered sugar to chicken: tips and a recipe

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
What to cook with fillet
What to cook with fillet. Source: Pixabay

Chicken fillet is a healthy, budget-friendly, easy-to-prepare product that can be eaten by everyone, especially those on a diet. It can be deliciously baked, boiled, and made into cutlets and salads.

Baked fillet with herbs

Cook Anastasia Solopiy shared a recipe on Instagram for juicy, tasty, and tender chicken fillet with lemon zest, lemon juice, and olive oil.

Recipe of the dish

Lemon juice will make the meat soft, and powdered sugar will make the dish taste very original!

Chicken fillet


  • chicken fillet – 2 pcs.
What to cook with fillet
  • lemon – 1/2 pc.
  • olive oil – 1 tbsp.
Lemon for cooking
  • powdered sugar – 1 tbsp. 
  • salt – 1/2 tsp.
Spices for the dish
  • thyme or rosemary – a few sprigs

Method of preparation:

1. Remove the zest from the lemon, grate on a fine grater, and squeeze the juice.

Lemon for making marinade

2. Add powdered sugar, salt, oil, and mix thoroughly.

Preparing the marinade

3. Put the fillets on a baking sheet, pour the marinade over them, and leave for 30 minutes.

Fillet with marinade

4. You can add a few sprigs of thyme or rosemary.

5. Bake for 25-30 minutes at 200°C.

Baked fillet

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