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Lettuce Wraps (Chinese New Year)

 

Very popular in Asian restaurants, can be used as a appetizer or main dish, both work very well.
97

Yield

6

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

10

min

Ready

25

min

Trans-fat Free, Low Carb
 

Ingredients

1 each iceberg lettuce
or romaine lettuce leaves
*
For the sauce:
1 tablespoon soy sauce, tamari
2 tablespoons oyster sauce
1 tablespoon sherry
dry
1 teaspoon sugar
Remaining ingredients:
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 slice ginger
minced
*
1 each garlic cloves
minced
2 each scallions, spring or green onions
chopped
1 pound chicken breasts
sliced
1 each red chili peppers
seeded and diced
*
1 x water chestnuts
canned, rinsed in warm running water and chopped
*
1 x celery stalks
diced
*
1 teaspoon cornstarch
mixed with 2 tablespoons water

Directions

Wash the lettuce, dry, and separate the leaves.

Set aside.

Mix together the sauce ingredients.

Heat the sesame oil in a non-stick frying pan on high heat.

Add the garlic, ginger, and green onions and fry until the garlic and ginger are aromatic.

Add the chicken and cook until the chicken is browned.

Remove the chicken from the pan and set aside.

Add the red pepper, water chestnuts, and celery to the frying pan.

Add the sauce ingredients and cook at medium heat, Give the cornstarch/water mixture a quick restir and add to the sauce, stirring to thicken.

Add the chicken back into the wok. Cook for 2 to 3 more minutes, stirring, to heat through and finish cooking the chicken.

Lay out a lettuce leaf and spoon a heaping teaspoon of the chicken and vegetable/sauce mixture into the middle.

The lettuce wraps are designed to be eaten "taco-style," with the lettuce/chicken mixture folded into a package.

Continue with the remainder of the chicken and lettuce leaves.

Serve.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 96g (3.4 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 16626% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 64mg 21%
Sodium 377mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Sugars g
Protein 48g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 2% Iron 6%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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