Thai Glazed Chicken Lettuce Wraps

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Nutrition Info
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Ingredients

1 pound thin cut chicken breast meat, available packaged in meat case of market

Grill seasoning (recommended: Montreal Seasoning by McCormick)

2 tablespoons vegetable oil, 2 turns of the pan

2 tablespoons minced ginger root

4 cloves garlic, minced

1 large red bell pepper, seeded and very thinly sliced

1 cup packaged shredded cabbage and carrot mix

3 scallions, chopped on an angle

1/2 cup plum sauce

2 cups basil leaves, loosely packed

1 tablespoon fish sauce

1/2 head iceberg lettuce, cut into half again

1/2 seedless cucumber, chopped

Directions

  1. Thinly slice the chicken into strips and sprinkle with grill seasoning.
  2. Heat a large skillet to screaming hot. Add vegetable oil, then chicken. Cook chicken 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add the ginger, garlic, peppers, cabbage and carrot mix and scallions and stir-fry another 2 minutes. Add plum sauce to glaze the mixture, toss 1 minute, then add basil and wilt leaves. Add fish sauce and turn to coat. Transfer cooked chicken and vegetables to a bowl. Place spoonfuls of chicken into a piece of lettuce with cucumber and fold lettuce over to eat, like small tacos.

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