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Lettuce Wraps Recipe

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lettuce wraps

Elements for 4 Lettuce Wraps servings

  • Sauce
    • ¼ cup lukewarm water
    • 2 tablespoons low sodium tamari (gluten free) or soy sauce
    • 2 tablespoons oyster
    • 2 tablespoons mirin (or rice wine)
    • 3 tablespoons hoisin
    • 1 tablespoon coconut sugar
    • 1 teaspoon arrowroot (or cornstarch)
  • Fried rice noodles (OPTIONAL however included in macros)
  • 1 ½ lb rooster thighs, diced into ¼-½inch items
  • pinch of sea salt & pepper
  • spray avocado oil
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil (or different impartial flavored oil)
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 8oz canned water chestnuts, drained and diced into ¼-inch items
  • 2 cups portobella mushrooms, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon contemporary ginger, minced (OPTIONAL)
  • 3 stalks inexperienced onion, diced
  • 1 or 2 heads of butter lettuce (or Romaine if unavailable), core eliminated

  1. Add all of the substances for the sauce in a bowl. Whisk and put aside.
  2. (OPTIONAL STEP) If you want the colourful white crispy noodles like the normal recipe, then set a small pot on medium excessive warmth and add about 1/3 cup oil, or sufficient that the oil will cowl 1oz of dry noodles when added. As soon as the oil is scorching (350F-365F), add the noodles a bit bit at a time – chances are you’ll want to interrupt them up – and hold them not more than 5 seconds because the noodles will increase and prepare dinner IMMEDIATELY in 1 – 2 secs.  Take away the noodles utilizing a fork or spider ladle.
  3. Set a big wok on medium excessive warmth. As soon as scorching, spray with avocado oil, then add the finely diced rooster thighs.  Because the rooster sears and cooks, add a number of pinches of sea salt & pepper.  Cook dinner the rooster till is it completed, about 8 – 10 minutes for all of it.  Take away from the wok and put aside.  PRO-TIP: I’d contemplate cooking the rooster in batches so that you simply wouldn’t have an excessive amount of moisture/liquid within the skillet which makes searing more difficult, particularly in case you are utilizing beforehand frozen rooster.
  4. Place the wok again on the warmth and add avocado oil and sesame oil, then add chestnuts and mushrooms. Cook dinner for two – 3 minutes, sufficient for the mushrooms to scale back in measurement some, then add garlic and ginger.  Toss all the things collectively.

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