Chinese Style Chicken In Lettuce Cups Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexHealthy
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 Ground chicken3⁄4 Pound
 Chopped basil/1 tablespoon dried1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Soy sauce2 Tablespoon
 Lime juice2 Tablespoon
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), chopped
 Jalapeno1 Large, chopped
 Sugar1 Teaspoon
 Garlic chili sauce/Hot pepper sauce1 Teaspoon
 Oriental sesame oil/Vegetable oil1 Tablespoon
 Boston lettuce leaves4
 Chopped green onions1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Roasted peanuts1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 831 Calories from Fat 449

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 51 g78%

Saturated Fat 11.1 g55.3%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 292.5 mg

Sodium 2037.3 mg84.9%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.4%

Dietary Fiber 9.6 g38.5%

Sugars 12.5 g

Protein 69 g137.8%

Vitamin A 220.9% Vitamin C 189.6%

Calcium 20.2% Iron 46.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Combine first 8 ingredients in medium bowl and stir to blend well. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate.)
Heat sesame oil in heavy medium skillet over high heat.
Add chicken mixture and saute until chicken is just cooked through, breaking up clumps with back of spoon, about 4 minutes.
Transfer chicken mixture to platter.
Arrange lettuce around edges; serve, passing onions and peanuts, if desired.