Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Lettuce Wraps

It is YUM! and you should make this!

*fyi. First time making it may take a little longer, until you find your groove
** Your first trip to the store you may have to buy more stuff... but it will last you FOR.EV.ER.

Lettuce Wraps
Sauce for pouring over lettuce wraps:
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup Water
2 Tablespoon Soy sauce
2 Tablespoon rice vinegar
2 Tablespoon Ketchup
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon sesame oil
1 Tablespoon Chinese hot mustard
1-3 Tablespoon garlic Chili paste (depending on how hot you want it)

Stir fry sauce:
2 Tablespoon Soy sauce
2 Tablespoon brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon rice vinegar

Stir fry:
3 Tablespoon veg oil
2 Chicken breast fillets
1 cup minced water chestnuts (1 small can-tuna size)
2/3 cup canned straw mushrooms
3 Tablespoon chopped green onions
1 teaspoon minced garlic (1 clove)

Slice Iceberg lettuce cups by cutting head of lettuce in half
1~ mix the special sauce and refrigerate until ready to serve and spoon over your lettuce wraps.
2~ Bring 2 T veg oil to high heat and sauté chicken; then cut it into small pieces (we boil chicken and then cut)
3~ Prepare stir fry sauce, add water chestnuts, mushroom, onion, garlic & chicken and sauté all together.
4~ Serve chicken & vegetables with a side of lettuce cups. spoon chicken & vegetable into lettuce cup, add sauce, and wrap it like a burrito.
5~ If the sauce needs to be hotter, add more garlic chili paste!