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Ring in the Chinese New Year

Posted on February 08, 2016

Celebrate the Year of the Monkey with Chinese Chicken Lettuce Cups... a variation on everyone's favorite dish from PF Chang's. 


Chinese Chicken Lettuce Cups 

Ingredients

3 Tbsp soy sauce   
3 Tbsp honey
2 Tbsp olive oil
1 ½ lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into ½ inch pieces 
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 Tbsp garlic, grated
Red pepper flakes to taste, optional
1 bunch scallions, sliced
¼ cup roasted cashews, almonds, or peanuts
1 head Bibb lettuce
¼ cup chopped cilantro 

Steps

  1. Mix the honey and soy sauce together in a small bowl.
  2. Heat the oil in a skillet. Season chicken with salt and pepper, and cook until it begins to brown.
  3. Stir in the garlic, ginger, red pepper flakes, and scallions. Stir in the honey-soy sauce mixture and continue to cook until chicken is cooked through.
  4. Toss chicken with nuts, and spoon into lettuce cups. Sprinkle with cilantro.

Makes 6 servings

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