CHICKEN WITH PEANUT SAUCE LETTUCE WRAPS

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CHICKEN WITH PEANUT SAUCE LETTUCE WRAPS

 

Chicken with Peanut Sauce in Lettuce Wraps

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

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

Peanut Sauce Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons chili garlic sauce
  • 1 teaspoon fresh grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

Instructions
 

  • Saute ground chicken in sesame oil until cooked through. Drain if mixture is watery.
  • Add shiitake mushrooms and onion; saute until mushrooms have softened and appear a caramel color.
  • Add garlic, ginger, hoisin, water chestnuts and green onions. Let chicken mixture simmer on low.

To make peanut sauce:

  • To make peanut sauce: In saucepan over medium-low heat, mix peanut butter, brown sugar, lime juice, chili garlic sauce, ginger and soy sauce until smooth, warm and thinned slightly.
  • Fold into chicken mixture. Stir until combined and simmer on low until peanut sauce is evenly distributed.
  • Garnish with fresh cilantro and crushed peanuts. Serve in lettuce wraps.

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Notes

Recipe created by Parker's Plate.
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