Spicy Szechuan Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Spicy Szechuan Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Spicy Szechuan Chicken Lettuce Wraps

PREP TIME

15

minutes

TOTAL TIME

31

minutes

SERVINGS

6

servings

PREP TIME

15

minutes

TOTAL TIME

31

minutes

SERVINGS

6

servings

Ingredients

  • 3

    boneless skinless chicken breasts

  • 1/4

    cup shredded daikon radish

  • 2

    carrots, shredded

  • 1/4

    cup bean sprouts

  • 3

    stalks (1/2 cup) scallions

  • 1/4

    cup Szechuan sauce

  • 1

    tablespoon Chinese five-spice powder

  • 1/4

    teaspoon cayenne

  • 1/2

    teaspoon sea salt

  • 1/4

    teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 2

    tablespoons grapeseed oil, for frying

  • 2

    tablespoons butter

  • 1

    lemon, juiced

  • 1

    head Bibb lettuce leaves

Directions

Split boneless chicken in half. If too thick, pound out to make thinner. In a medium bowl, mix together radish, carrots, bean sprouts, and scallions. Add Szechuan sauce. In a small bowl, mix together five-spice, cayenne, salt and pepper. Season chicken breasts lightly with rub. Cut the chicken into strips. In a large skillet over high heat, add the grapeseed oil. Once hot, sear the chicken breasts for 4 minutes on each side. Add butter and lemon to pan and baste the chicken for another minute. Remove chicken to a platter to let cool. Once cooled, dice or shred the chicken. Place a spoonful of the vegetable mixture and the shredded chicken onto each leaf of lettuce. Roll and serve.

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