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Chicken Lettuce Wraps Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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One of my favorite go-to recipes for a quick dinner is chicken stir fry. We’ve been eating a lot of rice and while I normally would serve stir-fry with more rice it was time to change things up. There really is no “right” way to make these. The ingredients can be whatever you have on hand.

  • 1 lb chicken breasts cut into cubes
  • mixed vegetables
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup nuts such as cashews
  • 2 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 1/2 c chicken broth
  • 1 tsp minced ginger
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp crushed garlic
  • 1 head of Bibb (Boston) lettuce washed and separated


Lettuce Wraps



1. Heat vegetable oil, ginger, salt, and garlic on medium heat in a large pan and add the cubed chicken.


2. Brown the chicken and when almost cooked through add the hoisin sauce and chicken broth.


3. Once the liquid heats up again, add the vegetables and cook everything until tender.  Add the nuts last so that they keep a crunch.


4.  Fill each lettuce leaf with the chicken filling and serve hot.  This is also great the next day served cold.

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Amanda Mouttaki

Curious world traveling, mom of two busy boys, foodie at heart, addicted to social media and lover of all things Moroccan.

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