Chinese Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Chinese Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Serves: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Comments: Lots of ingredients, but delicious!


1 1/2 pounds chicken breast, boneless and skinless, chopped
2 cups mushrooms, Crimini or button or combo, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 tablespoon garlic, bottled minced
2 peppers, bell, red, yellow, or green, seeded and chopped
2 carrots, finely chopped
6 green onions , chopped
1 can water chestnuts, chopped
1 teaspoon ginger powder or minced ginger
1/3 cup Hoisin sauce
12 lettuce leaves (Ice Berg or Red Leaf), or leafy green
1 tablespoon Hoisin sauce
1 tablespoon vinegar, rice, seasoned
1 teaspoon sesame oil, dark
1 teaspoon sugar

Preparation: For sauce: mix rice vinegar, one tablespoon of Hoisin sauce, sugar and sesame oil. Set aside for serving. Wash the lettuce and remove the core. Remove 6 leaves, cut each in half and arrange on a platter. Place a large skillet over medium high heat. Add oil and then chicken. Cook chicken for a minute or two on each side, and then add carrots and peppers. Stir and cook for a couple of minutes until soft. Add mushrooms. Stir and cook for 2 minutes. Add water chestnuts, minced garlic and 1/3 cup Hoisin sauce. Stir and cook for a minute or two to combine flavors. Remove from heat and spoon into a serving bowl. Garnish with chopped green onions. Serve with the lettuce leaves and sauce.

Nutrition: Per Serving About: 260 calories, 6 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 26 g protein, 25 g carbohydrates, 4 g dietary fiber, 720 mg sodium; WW Points plus value 6

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