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Chicken Lettuce Wraps


Was inspired by the lettuce wraps at P.F. Chang’s but using almonds instead of water chestnuts. If you like water chestnuts, just switch out the almonds in this recipe for them.

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  • 1 head of Boston Lettuce, about 8 large leaves from the head for wraps
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 lb. Ground Chicken
  • 1 cup matchstick carrots
  • 1 cup chopped shitake mushrooms
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped fine
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 green onions, chopped, for garnish
  • additional sliced almonds for garnish



Step 1

1. Preheat large skillet. Drizzle with olive oil. Add sesame oil. Add ground chicken. Add mushrooms and onions. Brown chicken. Add garlic and carrots. Then add almonds, brown sugar, vinegar, ketchup, grated ginger and soy sauce. Mix well and simmer until sauce has thickened.

2. To serve, spoon ground chicken mixture into lettuce leaves. Garnish with green onions and almonds.

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