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Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Chicken Lettuce Wraps - not your typical pan-asian dish, but we are cool with that at Ruby Foo’s! A great snack for kids (and adults!) that you can now make at home....

Chicken Lettuce Wrap

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil, other mildly flavored oil
  • 1 medium carrot, finely minced
  • 6 oz bamboo shoots, finely minced
  • 6 oz water chestnuts, finely minced
  • 2 scallions, finely minced
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 tbsp fresh garlic, minced
  • 16 oz boneless skinless chicken thighs, ground
  • 3 oz rice wine (substitute Sherry if not available)
  • 3 tbsp oyster sauce

Cilantro leaves for garnish
Rice vermicelli noodles, fried in oil until crisp
Iceberg lettuce cups

 

Method

In a large pan or a wok, heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil over high heat and sauté vegetables with garlic and ginger for 1 minute.

 

Add chicken and cook until browned and no longer pink. Add rice wine to the pan and cook until reduced by half. Add oyster sauce and stir mixture until well combined.

Distribute chicken mixture among lettuce cups and garnish with crisp rice noodles and cilantro leaves.

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