Chinese Chicken Lettuce Wraps or "Chinese Tacos"

Recipe by Lubie
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READY IN: 50mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Preparation: Mince chicken breast meat.
  • Chop bamboo shoots, water chestnuts, and black mushrooms into small pieces, then boil in hot water for one minute.
  • Wash lettuce thoroughly, tear into round leaves and set on small plates.
  • (The piece of lettuce should look like a bowl.) Mince peanuts.
  • Cooking: Deep fry the rice noodles and set in the center of lettuce.
  • Heat one tsp.vegetable oil in a pan, stir-fry minced garlic first.
  • Add the chicken meat and cook over medium heat until almost dry.
  • Next add bamboo shoots, water chestnuts and black mushrooms, stir-fry with soy sauce and sugar for one minute before adding a dash of white pepper and sesame oil.
  • Remove from the stove and pour mixture over the fried rice noodles.
  • Sprinkle the minced peanuts over chicken dish (or substitution of pine nuts) Scoop two spoonfuls of the chicken mixture into one lettuce cup.
  • Drizzle with hoisin sauce.
  • Eat and enjoy!
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