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Chinese Appetizer Recipe - Lettuce Wraps

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Basic Ingredients:

  • 1 head iceberg lettuce, cut into half and separate the leaves
  • 1 lbs chicken, diced
  • 1 can water chestnuts, diced
  • 1 stalk celery, diced
  • ˝ cup diced carrot
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch mixed with 2 tablespoons water
  • ˝ cup roasted peanut, grated

Seasoning Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cooking wine
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame-seed oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, finely minced
  • 1 garlic clove, finely minced
  • ˝ cup green onions, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, diced

Procedures:

      Heat the sesame-seed oil in a non-stick frying pan, add ginger, garlic, green onions, red pepper and stir fry to release the flavor. Add the chicken and stir-fry until the chicken is nicely browned. Add water chestnuts, celery, carrot and stir-fry for 1 minute, stir in the cornstarch/water mixture to thickening, then add soy sauce, oyster sauce, wine, sugar to stir-fry for another two minutes.
      Remove the mixture from the frying pan to a serving plate, add peanut on top evenly, and serve with the lettuce leaf. It is designed to place a spoon of the chicken/vegetable mixture into the center of the lettuce and eat like “taco-style”.

Timing:15 minutes to prepare 10 minutes to cook.

Tips: Different vegetables could be used.

Taste: Delicious, fresh.

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