Spicy Ginger Chicken in Lettuce Cups

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

This recipe calls for ground chicken but I will use ground turkey! From the "Quick Chicken" piece in the May, 2005, Good Housekeeping magazine.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In cup, combine soy sauce, ginger, sugar, crushed red pepper, and garlic and set aside.
  2. Heat a nonstick 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat until hot.
  3. Add chicken (or turkey) and cook 4-5 minutes or until no longer pink, breaking up the meat with side of spoon.
  4. Add celery to chicken in skillet, and cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add water chestnuts and soy sauce mixture; cook 1 minute to blend flavors and then stir in peanuts.
  5. Divide the mixture among lettuce leaves. Fold the leaves over the mixture and eat out of hand (like a roll up).