LETTUCE WRAPS

LETTUCE WRAPS
LETTUCE WRAPS

Lettuce Wraps

Healthy Asian-style Lettuce Wraps made chicken, fresh chopped vegetables and a delicious stir-fry sauce, served in a cold and crisp lettuce leaf. Enjoy them as an appetizer or main dish!

Ingredients
  1. 1 red bell pepper , finely chopped
  2. 2 green onions , chopped
  3. 2 teaspoons fresh ginger root , minced
  4. 1 cup water chestnuts , chopped
  5. 1 head Boston Bib lettuce , or romaine lettuce leaves
  6. 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  7. Sriracha hot sauce , for topping
  8. For the marinade:
  9. 1 pound ground chicken , or turkey
  10. 1 Tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
  11. 1 Tablespoon rice vinegar
  12. 1 teaspoon sesame oil
For the Sauce:
  1. 5 Tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  2. 2 Tablespoons rice vinegar
  3. 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  4. 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  5. 2 Tablespoons hoisin sauce
  6. 1 teaspoon cornstarch
Instructions

For the Marinade:
  1. Place marinade ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Add chicken and stir to combine. Set aside. 
For the sauce:
  1. Combine all of the sauce ingredients and mix until smooth. 
  2. Heat 1 Tbsp. of olive oil in a large skillet or wok. Add the chicken mixture and stir fry 2-3 minutes. 
  3. Push the chicken to the side of the pan and add the bell pepper, ginger, green onions, and water chestnuts. Stir fry 1-2 minutes.
  4. Add the sauce and cook over medium heat, stirring as needed, until thickened. 
  5. Serve in lettuce cups, topped with sriracha hot sauce, if desired.