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Lettuce Wraps
Savor the crunch and freshness of this Lettuce Wrap recipe, featuring seasoned ground chicken and veggies wrapped in crisp lettuce leaves, with a side of spicy, tangy sauce
30 minutes,   Serves 4
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Wrap Ingredients
1 lb Ground chicken
1 Tbsp Peanut oil
½ cup Onion, minced (about half of one medium onion)
1 cup Red or green pepper (diced)
18 oz Can water chestnuts, drained and minced
¼ cup Crushed or chopped roasted peanuts
as needed Large iceberg or butter lettuce leaves
Filling Sauce Ingredients
3 Tbsp Soy sauce
3 Tbsp Hoisin sauce
1 Tbsp Sesame oil
1 Tbsp Rice Vinegar
1 Tbsp Peanut butter
1 Tbsp Honey
2 tsp Chili sauce or paste, sweet or hot
½ tsp Garlic powder
½ tsp Powdered ginger
Spicy Serving Sauce (optional)
⅓ cup Soy sauce
1 tsp Sesame oil
1-2 tsp Chili-garlic paste or sriracha
dash Sesame seeds for garnish.
Filling Sauce Preparation
1.  Whisk all sauce ingredients together in a glass bowl
2.  If you are using a firmer peanut butter, you may need to microwave the mixture for 30-60 seconds in order to melt it and ensure everything is well combined.
Serving Sauce Preparation (Optional)
1.  Combine soy sauce, sesame oil, and chili-garlic paste or sriracha in a small glass bowl.
2.  Sprinkle a dash of sesame seeds on top
Wrap Filling Preparation
1.  Heat 1 tbsp peanut oil in a frying pan.
2.  Once the oil is hot, add 1 lb ground chicken.
3.  Cook the chicken until some pieces are starting to brown.
4.  Add minced onion (to taste) and cook for 5 more minutes or until the onion is becoming translucent.
5.  Add 1 cup diced peppers and the 18 oz can of minced water chestnuts and cook about 5 minutes or until peppers are becoming soft.
6.  Add the previously prepared sauce and simmer on low heat until the chicken and veggies are evenly coated and everything is heated through.
7.  Finally, serve with lettuce leaves and the optional serving sauce.  ©

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