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asian style chicken lettuce wraps

Recipe by
Amy H.
Detroit, MI

Fun Fact: The ancient Egyptians were the first to cultivate lettuce.

yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stir-Fry

Ingredients For asian style chicken lettuce wraps

  • 1 lb
    pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs, trimmed of fat and finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    peanut oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    sesame oil
  • 1/2 can
    (8 ounces) water chestnuts, drained and finely diced
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1 Tbsp
    rice vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp
    teriyaki sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 1 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 1/2 c
    shredded carrots
  • 4
    green onions, finely sliced
  • toasted sesame seeds (optional)
  • bibb lettuce leaves

How To Make asian style chicken lettuce wraps

  • 1
    Heat peanut oil in a large nonstick, cook chicken 2-3 minutes; Add the carrots, water chestnuts garlic and ginger; cook 5 minutes longer or until chicken is no longer pink. Set aside; keep warm.
  • 2
    In a small bowl, whisk the rice vinegar, teriyaki sauce, soy sauce and sesame oil. Stir in the green onions.
  • 3
    Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds and spoon chicken filling onto lettuce leaves. Wrap lettuce over chicken. Enjoy!