• Ingredients: 35
  • Serves: 4
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Bake: 10 min

Hoisin chicken in lettuce leaves with vegetable oil, finely chopped peeled fresh ginger, salt, scallions, chopped, , can sliced water chestnuts, rinsed and coarsely chopped, bottled hoisin sauce, worcestershire sauce, rice vinegar, pine nuts, large red- or green-leaf lettuce leaves. To make this hoisin chicken in lettuce leaves for 4 persons you will need 10 min for preaparation and 10 min for baking.


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  1. Step 1 Heat a wok or a 12-inch heavy skillet (not nonstick) over moderately high heat until just smoking, then add oil.

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  2. Step 2 Add ginger, salt, and 2 tablespoons scallions and stir-fry until ginger is fragrant, about 45 seconds.

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  3. Step 3 Add chicken and stir-fry until just cooked through, about 2 minutes. Add water chestnuts, hoisin sauce, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, and pine nuts and stir-fry until heated through, about 1 minute.

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  4. Step 4 Have guests serve themselves by spooning chicken mixture into lettuce leaves and wrapping leaves around filling to enclose.

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Nutrition information

Calories 392 Carbohydrates 20 g (7%)
Fat 23 g (35%) Protein 29 g (57%)
Saturated Fat 2 g (10%) Sodium 711 mg (30%)
Polyunsaturated Fat 8 g Fiber 4 g (17%)
Monounsaturated Fat 9 g Cholesterol 73 mg (24%)