Chef Jessica: Dragon Chicken in Lettuce Leaves
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Added: February 06, 2011 Views: 248 Ratings: 0
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A great way to start the Chinese New Year with this recipe by Chef Jessica Bright! Quick and easy re...
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A great way to start the Chinese New Year with this recipe by Chef Jessica Bright! Quick and easy recipe for anyone to make! For more information visit or This dish is not nearly as intimidating as it sounds. Though it is called "dragon chicken"- you don't have to make it hot. If you like spice, add Siracha when you assemble your lettuce cups. For extra crunch you can also add fresh mung bean sprouts, chopped macadamia nuts, peanuts, or water chestnuts (that have been rinsed and diced). This will quickly become a family favorite in your household! 1 ¼ lb ground chicken (or turkey) 2 TBSP brown sugar ¼ tsp ground black pepper 2 TBSP soy sauce ¼ cup rice wine vinegar 2 TBSP fresh squeezed lime juice 2 cups matchstick carrots 5 green onions- minced 1/3 cup minced fresh cilantro 1 TBSP sesame oil Asian Sweet Chili Sauce (I use Mae Ploy brand, available in the Ethnic section of the grocery store) and Siracha to taste 1 head iceberg lettuce, rinsed and separated into large leaves Cook ground meat in skillet over medium high heat until cooked through, break up pieces as it cooks. Add sugar, pepper, soy sauce, vinegar, lime juice, and sesame oil, stir to mix. Add carrots and green onions- stir and cook until desired texture is reached (depending on if you want more crunchy or soft veggies). Top with cilantro - serve on a platter surrounded with lettuce leaves with Chili Sauce and lime wedges for garnish if desired ...
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