Lettuce Bowl with Chicken and Walnuts

Asian-flavoured ground chicken is topped with bean sprouts and walnuts and served in lettuce bowls in this simple appetizer recipe.

Recipe courtesy California Walnuts

 

Lettuce Bowl with Chicken and Walnuts
Lettuce Bowl with Chicken and Walnuts
Servings
4servings
Servings
4servings
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. In large, dry skillet over medium-high heat, toast walnuts, stirring occasionally, until lightly brown, about 1 to 2 minutes. Set aside for garnish.
  2. Carefully peel back the layers of the lettuce and trim each leaf to form a bowl. Wash the leaves and dry. Set aside.
  3. Heat a large pan or wok over high heat. Add oil and ground chicken. Stir constantly for 2 minutes to break up the chicken. Add the carrot, celery and garlic. Continue cooking for 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Add the hoisin and soy sauce, cooking wine, white pepper and sesame oil. Stir frequently until chicken is completely cooked, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Serve in lettuce bowls and top with a teaspoon of crushed walnuts and a sprinkling of bean sprouts or fried egg noodles as desired.
Recipe Notes

Per serving (2 lettuce bowls): about 317 calories, 13 g protein, 24 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 13 g carbohydrates, 2 g fibre, 43 mg cholesterol, 520 mg sodium. %RDI: 4% calcium, 10% iron, 8% vitamin A, 7% vitamin C.