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Chinese-Chicken Lettuce Cups

Yield: 6 Servings | Prep Time: 15 Minutes | Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Ingredients

Lettuce cups:

  • 1 1/2 lb ground chicken
  • (Please note that 1 1/2 lb ground beef or turkey can be substituted in this recipe per your preference)
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-inch knob fresh ginger, minced
  • 2 tbsp tamari
  • 1 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 1 1/2 tbsp NAKANO Natural Rice Vinegar (Please note you can also swap for NAKANO Organic Natural Rice Vinegar per your preference)
  • 1/3 cup peanuts, chopped
  • 1/2 cup green onion, chopped
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 1/2 can (12 oz) water chestnuts

Spicy peanut sauce:

Directions

  1. Lettuce cups: Add sesame oil to a large wok over medium-high heat. Add chicken, garlic, and ginger. Cook for about 3-5 minutes. Add tamari, hoisin sauce, and NAKANO Natural Rice Vinegar. Continue cooking for 3-5 minutes until chicken is cooked through. Stir in green onion, peanuts, and water chestnuts. Divide mixture among lettuce cups and top each with sesame seeds and fresh cilantro.
  2. Spicy peanut sauce: In a medium bowl, whisk together all peanut dipping sauce ingredients. Serve alongside lettuce cups and top lettuce cups with desired amount.

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