Asian Chicken Lettuce Cups

Asian Chicken Lettuce Cups

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Makes: 4 servings

Prep: 15 mins

Cook: 10 mins

Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 pound ground chicken or turkey
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and finely diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 4 scallions, whites and greens separated and chopped
  • 1 large head butter lettuce, leaves separated
Directions
  1. in a small bowl, combine the hoisin sauce and soy sauce with 1/3 cup water.
  2. In a large skillet or wok, heat 1 tbsp. oil over medium-high. Add the chicken and cook, breaking apart with a wooden spoon, until browned, 4 minutes.
  3. Reduce the heat to medium, add the carrot and the remaining 1 tbsp. oil and cook, stirring, 2 minutes. Add the garlic and scallion whites and cook 1 minute. Stir in the hoisin mixture and cook until the sauce thickens and coats the chicken and vegetables, 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Divide the lettuce leaves among 4 plates. Top each leaf with the chicken mixture; sprinkle with the scallion greens.
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