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  • Serves: 6-8 servings

Chicken Cashew Lettuce Wraps.

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Category: Dinner Party, Main Dish, Sauces, Peppers, Chicken

 Ingredients List

  • For stir fry sauce:
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon ground red pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • For Cashew Chicken:
  • 2 chicken breasts (about ¾ lb. total), diced
  • 8 leaves of greenleaf or iceburg lettuce
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil (or oil of choice)
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • ¼ cup cashews, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste

 Directions

For stir fry sauce:

1. Mix all stir fry sauce ingredients making sure to dissolve brown sugar. Set aside.

For Cashew Chicken:

1.Heat canola oil in pan over medium to medium high heat. Add diced chicken and brown (about 4-5 minutes). Remove chicken from oil. Add onions, garlic and 1 teaspoon soy sauce 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.

2. Spoon chicken mixture into individual lettuce leaves. Add your favorite hot sauce, more cashews or basil.

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