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Oriental Lettuce Wraps

Course Entrees

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 green pepper, cored, seeded and diced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 1/2 - 2 cups chopped cooked chicken
  • 1 1/2 - 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 2-3 Tbsp chicken broth or water
  • 1/2 tsp ginger powder
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 3-4 Tbsp chopped peanuts
  • 1 head crisp, cold iceberg lettuce

Spicy Vinegar Dipping Sauce

  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon brown or white sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon minced green onion tops

Instructions
 

Spicy Vinegar Dipping Sauce

  • Combine all the ingredients and set aside.

Lettuce Wraps

  • Heat oil in the large skillet. Add onion, pepper and garlic, saute until barely tender. Add chicken, rice, soy sauce, broth, ginger and red pepper flakes. Cook and stir until heated through about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in peanuts. Transfer to serving bowl. Wash lettuce and pull off leaves, keeping them as intact as possible. Put leaves in another bowl.
  • To serve, have each person spoon some of the hot rice mixture onto a lettuce leaf and wrap like a taco. Wrapped leaves may be dipped in sauce.