For easy chicken lettuce wraps, you need a few different items. First you need to find some good lettuce and then wrap the chicken in it. Next you will need a little bit of your favorite dip so that the chicken stays on the lettuce and makes a nice sandwich.
I love to make these cashew chicken lettuce wraps when I’m craving Chinese food. They are a healthier alternative to takeout and have such amazing flavor.
Finally you need a nice dressing and you will also need some hot, chopped peanuts and you can add the rest of your favorite chicken salad to this. Easy Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps are very simple to make and they’re perfect for dinner parties.
You can throw any type of meal you’d like and these easy recipes will have people raving over your food for weeks to come. They’re a great option for those that are looking for an easy recipe for chicken dishes that are not only delicious but healthy as well.
EASY Cashew Chicken Lettuce WrapsCourse: Chicken Main DishesCuisine: ChineseDifficulty: Easy
1 Tablespoon salted butter
1 teaspoon olive oil
2 pounds chicken breast , cut into 1-inch pieces
2 teaspoons minced garlic
3/4 cup chicken stock
1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce
3 Tablespoons hoisin sauce
1 1/2 Tablespoon rice vinegar
2 Tablespoons corn starch
3/4 cup unsalted cashews
Lettuce cups or butter lettuce
Green onions for serving, optional
Salt and pepper , to taste
- Heat the butter and oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Once the butter has melted, add in a single layer of chicken. Add a salt and pepper to chicken. Allow to cook for 3 minutes, or until brown and then flip onto the other side. Let cook an additional 3 minutes, or until golden brown. Turn the the heat to low and then stir in the garlic and cook.
- While the chicken is cooking, whisk together the chicken stock, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, vinegar, and corn starch in a small bowl. Stir into the skillet and cook with chicken over low heat, until the sauce has thickened. Stir in cashews.
- Serve in lettuce cups or over rice if preferred. Top with chopped green onions if desired.
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