Thai Lettuce Cups

April 2011
Thai Lettuce Cups

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Try this snack after a days good deeds, or anytime you wanta sweet-and-spicy treat. Its healthy and utensil-unnecessary!

Makes: 1 servings

Prep: 15 mins

Cook: 10 mins

  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into strips
  • Salt
  • 1 tablespoon EVOO (extra-virgin olive oil)
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 1/4 cup chili sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 head iceberg lettuce, cut into quarters and leaves separated
  • 1/2 cup honey-roasted peanuts, chopped
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh basil
  1. Season the chicken with salt. In a large skillet, heat the EVOO over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook, turning once, until golden, about 5 minutes. Add the pepper and cook, stirring, until tender, about 3 minutes. Stir in the chili sauce and honey and cook until slightly reduced.
  2. Arrange the lettuce cups on a platter. Divide the chicken mixture among the cups and top with the peanuts, lime juice and basil.