Saturday, November 12, 2011

Chicken Lettuce Cups

Chicken Lettuce Cups
Recipe from Taste of Home
  • 1 packet stir-fry seasoning powder
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 pound ground chicken breast
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/4 cup diced water chestnuts
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced scallions
  • Pinch red pepper flakes
  • 1 head of romaine lettuce (inner leaves only), or 2 heads of butter lettuce and /or radicchio
  • For garnish: Mint, cilantro, bean sprouts, chopped peanuts


  • In a small bowl, combine stir-fry seasoning, water, soy sauce, lime
  • juice and sugar. Set aside.
  • Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add chicken meat and use a wooden spoon to break up the meat. Cook until browned, about 10
  • minutes. Add red bell pepper, water chestnuts, scallions and red
  • pepper flakes and cook 5 minutes. Stir in reserved stir-fry seasoning mixture. Cook until liquid evaporates, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Serve in lettuce cups garnished with mint, cilantro, bean sprouts and chopped peanuts. Yield: serves 6 to 8.

Our verdict: AWESOME!! I've made these for a couple of get-togethers/parties and they are always a big hit! We love them - and actually think they have better flavor than the lettuce wraps at PF Changs!! I haven't made them in awhile...I think I'm going to have to make them soon!! :)

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