Monday, March 18, 2013

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

1 lb ground chicken (I use ground turkey sometimes)
1/2 brown onion, minced
2 garlic cloves, pressed
1 inch ginger, peeled and minced (I use my microplane)
2.5 tablespoons soy sauce
1.5 tablespoons rice vinegar
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 tablespoon peanut butter
1 teaspoon water
1 teaspoon honey
2 teaspoons sriracha
3 green onions, chopped (green parts only)
8 oz chopped water chestnuts
1/4 cup chopped peanuts
1 head butter lettuce leaves, washed and dried

1.In a large skillet brown onions and add chicken, garlic and ginger. Cook through.

2. In medium microwave safe bowl combine soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, peanut butter, water, honey, sriracha, and salt and pepper to taste. Microwave on high for 20 seconds, whisk until smooth and add to skillet. Toss to combine.

3. Add green onions, water chestnuts and peanuts to skillet, cook about 2 minutes.

Serve with lettuce leaves. I also serve with a little bit of peanut sauce on the side.

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