Sesame Chicken Lettuce Wraps #FoodieFriday

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Last year I received Feeding the Dragon: A culinary travelogue through China with recipes. It has continued to be my go to book for Authentic Chinese Cuisine. Last week, I decided to try the lettuce cups again, but since I didn’t have all the ingredients, I did what I do best and substituted with what I had.  Oh they turned out so wonderful!  I hope you enjoy.

Sesame Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Ingredients
2 TBS Soy Sauce
2 TBS Toasted Sesame Oil
1 TBS Rice Vinegar
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp sugar
1 tsp powdered ginger
3 TBS vegetable oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup sliced radishes (I used mine fresh from the garden!)
1 can Water Chestnuts, drained
2 TBS Sesame Seeds
3 boneless, skinless Chicken Breasts, chopped into bite sized pieces
Lettuce Leaves
Directions
In a small bowl mix together the soy sauce, sesame oil, vinegar, salt, sugar, and ginger. Set aside.
In a large frying pan, or wok, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken when the oil is warm, and cook until no longer pink inside – about 10-15 minutes. 
Add the garlic, radishes, and water chestnuts. Turn heat down to medium, and cook for 3-5 minutes, stirring periodically. Add the liquid mixture, and sesame seeds. Cover and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
Serve in Lettuce leaves.  
Enjoy!

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3 thoughts on “Sesame Chicken Lettuce Wraps #FoodieFriday

  1. I have been trying to learn how to make Chinese food. I bought a "Chinese easy cookbook and I still keep messing up the recipes. I will have to try yours out.

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