Asian Lemon Chicken Tenders

You might want to include these Asian Lemon Chicken Tenders for your 'cook at home' dinner occasions. Any Asian readers out there? High five! One of the main casts of this recipe is lemon. Who among you here do not like lemons? Well, you might have to think about that again. Here are some facts that you need to learn about them. Lemons are Asia's natives. According to some, lemons are a hybrid between a sour orange and a citron, hence, its taste. The word “lemon” is said to be Middle Eastern. Persian word “limo” (pronounced as ‘lee-mu’) is the origin of its name.In 1493, Lemon is introduced in the Americas by Christopher Columbus, an Italian explorer and navigator, bringing its seeds on his voyages. This voyages and conquests are helping spread lemons all over the world. Mostly, it is used as an ornamental plant and medicine. More and more lemons are planted in Florida and California in the 19th century. It is not unbeknownst to us the many uses to this fruit. From culinary to non-culinary purposes, lemons have all of those. The main use of it is the lemon juice which is obviously extracted from it. The juice can also be used as a cleaning agent due to its high acidic nature. Lemons are also used as perfumes, cosmetics and furniture polish. It contains oil which is extracted and processed to become essential oil. In a study conducted by the Japanese in the effects of aromatherapy, the vapor form of the lemon essential reduces stress in mice. Lemons are also used as batteries to power a light in school experiments. So, potatoes are not alone in this one. The health benefits of this fruit are plentiful too. It is rich in vitamin C which can help strengthen our immune system. It is said that sailors are advised to bring lemons with them since diseases are common to them. Drinking a glass of hot water with lemon can also help in weight loss! This is interesting or those who are trying to get fit. *winks* Lemon juice helps in indigestion and constipation too. The juice is a natural cleansing agent. It will cleanse your digestive system and go back to you regular bowel movement.Lemons are pretty useful, aren’t they? Good job lemons! But for now, be a star in this chicken recipe and make us want you more! Now it is time for you to enjoy! The link to the recipe is found on the "Damn Delicious" website below.

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