Chicken Lettuce Wraps

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 pound ground chicken

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 onion, diced

1/4 cup hoisin sauce

2 tablespoons soy sauce

1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar

1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger

1 (8-ounce) can whole water chestnuts, drained and diced

2 green onions, thinly sliced

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

1 head butter lettuce



  1. Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium high heat. Add ground chicken and cook until browned, about 3-5 minutes, making sure to crumble the chicken as it cooks; drain excess fat.

  2. Stir in garlic, onion, hoisin sauce, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar and ginger until onions have become translucent, about 1-2 minutes.

  3. Stir in chestnuts and green onions until tender, about 1-2 minutes; season with salt and pepper, to taste.

  4. To serve, spoon several tablespoons of the chicken mixture into the center of a lettuce leaf, taco-style.



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