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Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

This Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps is easy, healthy and delicious chicken wraps with Thai sweet chili sauce. Takes 20 mins to make!

Prep Time

    •    Prep time: 15 minutes
    •    Cook time: 5 minutes
    •    Yield: Serves 4


Ingredients

    •    2 tbsps oil
    •    1 tbsp fish sauce
    •    1 tbsp soy sauce
    •    1 head butter lettuce
    •    3 cloves garlic, minced
    •    1/4 small onion, finely diced
    •    1 tbsp chopped cilantro leaves
    •    10 oz (about 280g) ground chicken
    •    1/2 cup 6 tbsps whole roasted cashew nuts


For sauce:

    •    2 tsps lime juice
    •    pinch of white sesame seeds
    •    3 tbsps Thai sweet chili sauce
    •    1 tbsp chopped cilantro leaves


Method

  1. Mix all the ingredients for the Sauce in a small bowl, stir to combine well. Clean the butter lettuce, peel each leaf off the stem, set aside.
  2. Heat up a wok or skillet on medium heat and add the oil. When the oil is heated, add the onion, garlic, and stir-fry until they are slightly browned. Add the ground  chicken, stir continuously with the spatula, break up the lumps. Add the cashew nuts, fish sauce, and sweet soy sauce. Stir to combine well.
  3. Continue to cook until the filling becomes dry but remains moist. Add the cilantro and turn off the heat.
  4. To assemble the lettuce wraps, add 1 tablespoon of the filling onto the middle of the butter lettuce, and top with some sauce. Wrap it up and eat immediately.


This great family recipe is thanks to RASA MALAYSIA at https://rasamalaysia.com/thai-chicken-lettuce-wraps/

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