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Cashew chicken lettuce wraps

Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps

  • Author: Superman Cooks
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 4-6 1x
  • Category: Entree
  • Cuisine: Asian

Description

A simple, light, and refreshing meal to make you look like an Asian Chef


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Ingredients

  • 6 6 oz boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 C Thai sweet chili sauce ( We use Durkees )
  • 1/4 C vegetable oil
  • 1 TBSP soy sauce
  • 1/2 C sweet and sour sauce ( duck sauce )
  • 1/2 green or red bell pepper
  • 2 green onions
  • 1/4 C flour
  • 1 large head of leaf lettuce
  • 1/2 C cashew pieces
  • 2 TBSP vegetable oil for sauté
  • 3 C cooked rice ( recipe under side dishes ) just omit cilantro

Instructions

  1. Place chicken breasts in between 2 sheets of plastic wrap and pound them so that they are uniform in thickness.
  2. Place flour on a plate and lightly coat chicken on both sides with flour.
  3. In large sauté pan, place 2 TBSP oil and heat on medium high.
  4. Once oil is hot, lay the chicken breast coated in flour into the sauté pan and cook for approximately 4-5 min on one side.
  5. Turn over and continue cooking chicken until done, approximately 4-5 minutes
  6. Remove chicken from pan. Cut up into 1/2 inch pieces and return to sauté pan.
  7. Add sweet chili sauce, vegetable oil, peppers, onions,soy sauce, and sweet and sour sauce and heat over medium heat until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally about 8 minutes.
  8. Turn heat off and add onions and cashews and mix into chicken mixture.
  9. To serve, place about 1/4 C chicken mixture and small amount of rice in lettuce leaf, fold up and eat as you would a soft taco.
  10. Great with fresh steamed broccoli

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