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Lemon Chicken (or Garbanzo Bean Fritters) with Flair

When I think lemon chicken, I think one thing: bor-ing.¬†And what it would take to create a souped-up lemon chicken always seemed more trouble than it was worth. On a weeknight, anyway. This recipe knocks both of those theories out with a one-two punch, yet the ingredients¬†don’t come at your taste buds with fists blazing. The flavors are somehow both quiet and completely satisfying. I was pleasantly surprised by how much I liked this. And the vegetarian option, Garbanzo Bean Fritters, are seriously good. I originally tried the recipe with tofu instead of chicken, but that was a no-go. Big time. (Talk about boring.) But the fritters? Well, after trying one for lunch, I doubled the recipe and currently have eight waiting for me in my freezer right now. Yum, yum! Oh, and there aren’t any veggies to speak of in this recipe, so I suggest serving with a simple side salad or throwing down a layer of spinach under the rice. There are instructions for freezing below, but if you’re serving all four servings …