ASIAN CHICKEN LETTUCE WRAPS

Lettuce wraps are a terrific, healthy lunch or dinner option and is one the whole family will love. Who knew it would be this easy to recreate a restaurant favorite at home?


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ASIAN CHICKEN LETTUCE WRAPS

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 3 tablespoons hoison sauce
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger
  • 1 pound chicken breasts cut into small, bite-sized pieces
  • 1/2 cup sliced water chestnuts drained and slivered
  • 1/2 cup green onions sliced, plus additional for serving
  • Large butter lettuce leaves separated and rinsed
  • 1 cup cooked white rice for serving
  • Sesame seeds for serving

Instructions
 

  • Whisk together hoison sauce, soy sauce, vinegar and 1 teaspoon sesame oil in a small bowl and set aside.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon sesame oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onions and cook until soft and translucent, about 3-5 minutes. Add garlic and ginger and cook for an additional 30 seconds. Add chicken and cook until nearly cooked though, about 5 minutes.
  • Pour sauce into skillet and increase heat to medium-high. Cook until sauce has reduced by half and chicken is fully cooked. Stir in water chestnuts and green onions.
  • To serve, spoon desired amount of rice into lettuce leaf. Top with a scoop of chicken and sprinkle with sesame seeds and additional green onion. Happy eating, friends!

Notes

ORANGE & FIELD TIP: If you like a little heat, add a tablespoon or two of Sriracha.
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