Chinese Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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Estelle Anderson

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@tbib

Besides being delicious, this is a fun appetizer because you get to use your hands to hold the wraps!

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These yummy little wraps are tops in flavor AND texture! They're easy on the waistline and are a tasty, snackable treat. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 11 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4 - 6
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg
    stir-fry seasoning powder
  • 1/4 c
    water
  • 2 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp
    sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    canola oil
  • 1 lb
    ground chicken breast
  • 1
    red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/4 c
    water chestnuts, diced
  • 2 Tbsp
    scallions, thinly sliced
  • ·
    pinch red chili-pepper flakes
  • 1
    head romaine lettuce

How to Make Chinese Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Step-by-Step

  1. In a small bowl, combine seasoning, water, soy sauce, lime juice and sugar. Set aside. Heat canola oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add chicken, using a wooden spoon to break up the meat. Cook until browned, about 10 minutes. Add red bell pepper, water chestnuts, scallions, and red chili-pepper flakes and cook 5 minutes. Stir in reserved seasoning mix. Cook until liquid evaporates, about 2 to 3 minutes. Garnish with bean sprouts, chopped mint, peanuts, if desired.

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About Chinese Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Course/Dish: Poultry Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Chinese
Collection: Asian Inspired
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Recipe For: The Best Chicken



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