Chicken Lettuce Wraps
 
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Mango and quinoa give these chicken lettuce wraps a light and healthy twist.
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Recipe type: Dinner, Healthy
Cuisine: Asian
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium spanish onion, chopped
  • 2 tsp canola oil
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 5 T of hoisin
  • 1 T of soy sauce (low-sodium)
  • 1 T rice vinegar
  • ½ tsp. onion powder
  • 1 tsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • ½ cup mango, diced
  • ½ cup cooked quinoa
  • Finely chopped cilantro, for garnish
  • 2 - 3 scallion stalks
  • 1 head Boston leaf lettuce
Instructions
  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the hoisin, soy sauce, rice vinegar, onion powder and lime juice. Set aside.
  2. Over medium heat, sauté the red bell peppers and onion with the canola oil until tender, about 10 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic and fresh ginger and sauté for about a minute until aromatic.
  4. Add the ground chicken and break up with a spatula. When the chicken is fully cooked and has turned light brown in color, pour the hoisin mixture over the meat. Continue to stir until the sauce becomes slightly thick, about 5 minutes.
  5. Add the quinoa and mix until completely incorporated.
  6. Gently stir in the mango, cilantro and scallions.
  7. Spoon chicken onto rinsed and dried lettuce leaves. Garnish with scallions and cilantro if desired.
Recipe by A Sue Chef at http://www.asuechef.com/chicken-lettuce-wraps/