Chinese Chicken Lettuce Cups Recipe

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  1. Combine together Seasoning Sauce ingredients and warm to marry the flaors. Taste and adjust for a hotter or sweeter sauce; set aside.
  2. To Prepare Wraps and Garnishes: Separate and wash lettuce and arrange on a serving tray. Shred carrots and arrange on tray. Split and seed cucumber, slice into thin slivers and arrange on tray. Sliver green onions on an extreme bias and arrange on tray. Fry bean noodles (optional) heat a small saucepan at least 1 inch deep with canola oil. Separate noodles and fry in small batches to quickly puff, about 5 seconds. Drain on paper towels and reserve in a separate bowl.
  3. To Prepare the Filling: Preheat a large wok or frying pan over high flame. take care to have all ingredients ready and waiting next to the pot.
  4. Add oil and carefully add garlic and ginger and sizzle. Add ground meats and chop/stir fry to separate. When color changes, add scallions, water chestnuts and bell pepper; stir-fry to marry ingredients. Add seasoning sauce (a little at a time to taste) and continue to cook over high heat to caramelize and finish, just a few minutes depending on temperature.
  5. Transfer meat to a serving bowl and serve in lettuce cups with garnishes and remaining sauce on the side. Sriracha sauce or hot chile oil can also be served for the spice lovers.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 392.02 Kcal (1641 kJ)
Calories from fat 344.95 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 38.33g 59%
Cholesterol 40.88mg 14%
Sodium 165.27mg 7%
Potassium 341.37mg 7%
Total Carbs 5.16g 2%
Sugars 2.41g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1.39g 6%
Protein 6.17g 12%
Vitamin C 9.8mg 16%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 0.1mg 1%
Calcium 27.3mg 3%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 272.72 Kcal (1142 kJ)
Calories from fat 239.98 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26.66g 59%
Cholesterol 28.44mg 14%
Sodium 114.98mg 7%
Potassium 237.49mg 7%
Total Carbs 3.59g 2%
Sugars 1.68g 10%
Dietary Fiber 0.97g 6%
Protein 4.29g 12%
Vitamin C 6.8mg 16%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 0.1mg 1%
Calcium 19mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 10.8
  • 11

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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