Chicken with Peanut Sauce in Lettuce Wraps

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Chicken with Peanut Sauce in Lettuce Wraps


Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Servings 4


  • 2 lbs. ground chicken
  • 2 Tb sesame oil
  • 2 garlic cloves grated
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 1 1/2 Tb fresh grated ginger
  • 1/2 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1/2 cup water chesnuts diced
  • 3/4 cup diced shiitake mushrooms
  • 3 green onions chopped (both white and green parts)
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1/4 cup crushed peanuts for garnish
  • Iceberg or Butter Lettuce for wraps

Peanut Sauce Ingredients

  • 3 Tb creamy peanut butter
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 Tb fresh lime juice
  • 2 Tb chili garlic sauce
  • 1 tsp fresh grated ginger
  • 1 Tb soy sauce


  • Saute ground chicken in sesame oil untilcooked through. Drain if mixture is a little watery.
  • Add shiitake mushrooms and onion and sauteuntil mushrooms have softened and gotten a caramel color.
  • Add ginger, hoisin, water chestnuts andgreen onions. Let chicken mixture simmer on low while you prepare the peanutsauce.
  • Mix all peanut sauce ingredients together untilsmooth and warm up in a sauce pan on low/med heat until it is thinned outslightly.
  • Fold into chicken mixture. Stir untilcombined and continue simmering on low until peanut sauce is evenlydistributed.
  • Garnish with fresh cilantro and choppedpeanuts and serve in lettuce wraps.



Recipe created by Parker's Plate.
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