Thursday, April 12, 2012

Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Makes enough for 8 medium-sized lettuce wraps
 Stir Fry Sauce
  • 2 TBS soy sauce
  • 1 TBS rice vinegar
  • 1 TBS brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp ground red pepper
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
Mix all ingredients making sure to dissolve brown sugar. Set aside.

Cashew Chicken
  • 2 chicken breasts, diced
  • 3 TBS cooking oil
  • 1C yellow onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 C cashews, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 leaves iceburg lettuce
In medium skillet, heat oil on medium high heat, then add diced chicken and brown (about 4-5 minutes). Remove chicken from oil. Add onions and garlic to pan; brown. When onions and garlic are brown and tender, add stir fry sauce, browned chicken, and cashews. Saute mixture for a few minutes and remove from heat.
Spoon chicken mixture into individual lettuce leaves. Add your favorite hot sauce, more cashews.

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