Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins
another version of the chicken lettuce wraps.
- 3 tablespoons oil
- 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
- 1 cup water chestnut
- 2⁄3 cup mushroom
- 3 tablespoons chopped onions
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 4 -5 leaves iceberg lettuce
- 1⁄4 cup sugar
- 1⁄2 cup water
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
- 2 tablespoons ketchup
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1⁄8 teaspoon sesame oil
- 1 tablespoon hot mustard
- 2 teaspoons water
- 1 -2 teaspoon garlic and red chile paste
Stir Fry Sauce
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1⁄2 teaspoon rice wine vinegar
- Make the special sauce by dissolving the sugar in water in a small bowl. Add soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, ketchup, lemon juice and sesame oil.
- Mix well and refrigerate this sauce until you're ready to serve. Combine the hot water with the hot mustard and set this aside as well. Eventually add your desired measurement of mustard and garlic chili sauce to the special sauce mixture to pour over the wraps. Bring oil to high heat in a wok or large frying pan. Saute chicken breasts for 4 to 5 minutes per side or done. Remove chicken from the pan and cool.
- Keep oil in the pan, keep hot. As chicken cools mince water chestnuts and mushrooms to about the size of small peas. Prepare the stir fry sauce by mixing the soy sauce, brown sugar, and rice vinegar together in a small bowl. When chicken is cool, mince it as the mushrooms and water chestnuts are. With the pan still on high heat, add another Tbsp of vegetable oil. Add chicken, garlic, onions, water chestnuts and mushrooms to pan. Add stir fry sauce to pan, saute mixture a couple minutes then serve in lettuce leaves.
Hey if anyone wants to know the original recipe for the "special sauce" (I have to know it because I waitress at a PF Chang's)----- its made with: sesame oil, chili oil, soy sauce, white vinegar, sugar, water, and green onions. then you can add hot mustard and chili paste if desired.... now this is much more complicated than the recipe listed here.. but if you wanna go the extra mile, its up to you.
Lynn, yes, the ones you buy are made from ground chicken. I don't grind it though, I just chop it really fine. I don't think I said ANYWHERE that I use CUBES. I am going for the taste. THE TASTE IS THE SAME. If you can achieve the same taste without the bother of grinding the chicken, what difference does that make? Have a Blessed day. :) Lali
Just like the real thing! 10 of us have "Survivor" parties every week and we take it in turns to host. I made these lettuce wraps and they were a hit. A little tedious to prepare if you don't have a processor though.