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Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mark B
Added: Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Sauce:
3 T light brown sugar
1/4 cup of Asian Fish Sauce
3 T fresh lime juice
1 small hot red pepper OR 1/r t crushed red pepper
1 clove of garlic (minced)

Wraps:
16 Boston or Bibb lettuce leaves
1 lb of ground chicken
1 carrot (julienned)
1 1/2 T of Peanut oil
1 yellow onion (chopped)
1 T fresh ginger (minced)
1 clove garlic (minced)
4 green onions (green parts only, chopped)
5 button mushrooms (chopped)
2 T Asian Fish Sauce
1 T soy sauce
1 t sesame oil
1/2 t cayenne pepper
1/4 cup chopped peanutes
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
salt to taste

Directions:
Directions:
From the Pittsburgh Post Gazette Food Section

Sauce: Whisk all ingredients together and set aside

Wraps: Sautee onion, ginger, garlic in peanut oil; Add checken and cook for about 5 minutes breaking up the chicken if it gets lumpy; Add carrots, green onions, mushrooms; Cook 3 mintues; Stir in fish sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil and cayenne pepper. Remove from heat. Stir in peanuts and cliantro. Cut lettuce in 1/2 and divide into cups. Spoon chicken into lettuce and drizzle with the sauce
* For crunch you can also use carrots, zucchini, yellow squash, waterchestnuts, or celery *
* Cooked rice noodles or drained bean threads are also good additions *
*Fresh basil, mint or cilantro are traditional accents *
*For protein use grilled steak, chicken, tofu, ground pork, turkey, chicken or flaked poached salmon *

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Seems like forever, doesn't it ?
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Quite honestly, I haven't tried this yet, but it does sound really good and the sauce is authentic...similar to a Thai sauce.

 

 

 

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