Lemon Recipes | This citrus is the ingredient that is breaking out this summer

Recipes with lemon, the ingredient that is surging this summer

Lemon this summer has become one of the star ingredients of this summer. this citrus it is very refreshing and also versatile since it is ideal for both sweet and savory dishes. Next, we offer you five recipes to make the rest of the summer where the lemon is the main protagonist.

1. Red mullet in the oven

  • Ingredients:
  • 4 mullets

  • 2 lemons

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

  • 2 clove of garlic

  • 50ml extra virgin olive oil

  • Salt and pepper

  • Elaboration: Once the red mullets have been scaled, they are opened to remove the viscera and washed carefully. Then we put them in a baking dish. We will add salt and pepper to taste inside and in the oven dish we will put the bay leaf and pour over it a mixture of lemon juice and a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar. The oven should be preheated to 200 degrees. While the oven is preheating, put the oil in a frying pan and add the minced garlic to brown it a little. Then we will pour it over the red mullets and put them in the oven for 8 minutes at 200 degrees.

2. Chinese Lemon Chicken

  • Ingredients for four persons :
  • 2 chicken breasts

  • 2 lemons

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch

  • Sunflower oil

  • 2 tablespoons of sugar

  • 100ml chicken stock

  • 50ml soy sauce

  • Elaboration: Cut three thin slices of lemon and juice the rest of the lemons. Then, simmer the lemon juice with the sugar, the broth, a tablespoon of cornflour and the three slices of lemon that you have previously prepared until it thickens like a syrup. Then we clean the chicken breasts and cut them in half, then we marinate them in soy sauce for half an hour. On the other hand, the cornstarch is mixed with the beaten egg and then the breasts are coated in the mixture and then fried until golden brown. For the presentation, we have the duck breasts on the plate cut into slices and we cover them with the lemon sauce and serve them.

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3. Lemon spaghetti

  • Ingredients:
  • 200g spaghetti

  • 15g of butter

  • 2 lemons

  • 60 grams of cream cheese

  • Parmesan cheese to taste

  • Dried oregano

  • Basil

  • ground black pepper

  • Salt

  • extra virgin olive oil

  • Elaboration: First we must boil a large pot with plenty of water where we will cook the spaghetti until al dente (for this we can use the instructions on the package). Then we will drain them and save the cooking water. The second step is to wash the lemons well, grate their skin and reserve it in a bowl. Then we will cut the lemons into quarters and melt the butter in a saucepan and add the lemons over medium heat and let them brown well. Then we will remove it from the heat and drain the lemon juice to add the cream cheese, let it melt, add the parmesan, thyme, oregano and a little pepper. Add the spaghetti and the reserved lemon zest and mix well so that they soak up the flavors. Serve with fresh basil, a drizzle of olive oil and cheese to taste.

Four. lemon curd in the microwave

  • Ingredients:
  • 220 g of sugar

  • 3 eggs

  • 1 yellow

  • 200ml lemon juice

  • 100 grams of butter

  • Grated lemon

  • Elaboration: Break the eggs and the yolk into a bowl, add the sugar and beat with a whisk until everything is well incorporated. On the other hand, four or five lemons are squeezed to obtain 200 ml of lemon juice. On the other hand, melt the butter in another saucepan and let it cool, grate the lemon zest and pour the lemon juice and the rest of the preparations over the beaten eggs. Take this mixture to the microwave and put on 1 minute intervals on high power for a minute and stir as it thickens. When it has thickened, remove it from the microwave and stir for half a minute so that everything is well combined. Cover with a kitchen film attached to the cream so that it does not form a crust. Let it cool and put it in the fridge.

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5. Lemon Sorbet

  • Ingredients:
  • 250ml lemon juice

  • 2 egg whites

  • 500ml water

  • 200g of sugar

  • Elaboration: The first step to making this recipe is to make a syrup; To do this, put 500 ml of water and 200 g of sugar in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Once done, transfer it to a jar and let it cool. In a second step, you have to squeeze the lemons to obtain the juice, filter it and mix it with the syrup when it is hot. Once the previous steps have been completed, we will freeze the sorbet for two hours. After this time, take it out of the freezer and add two stiffly beaten egg whites that you will whip with the stems and decorate with the grated or finely chopped zest of half a lemon. Then we freeze it again until ready to serve.


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