Thai Lettuce Wraps in Peanut Sauce

 

Makes: 6 wraps     Prep Time: 5 minutes     Cook Time: 20 minutes


Meal Types: Appetizer, Main Dish

Ingredients:

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast, 1 inch cubes
  • 1 head of green leaf lettuce
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tbsp ginger, minced
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp light brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter
  • 1 tsp chili flakes
  • chopped peanuts for topping
  • cilantro for topping

Directions:

Directions:

  • In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat 1 tbsp of olive oil. Add chicken to skillet and cook 3-4 minutes on each side, or until it begins to brown and is cooked through. When done, set aside.
  • While chicken is cooking, in a medium sauce pan, heat 1 tbsp of olive oil over high heat. Sauté garlic and ginger until the garlic begins to toast up.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine coconut milk, vinegar, soy sauce, brown sugar, peanut butter, and chili flakes. Whisk continue until one uniform mixture.
  • Pour peanut sauce mixture in saucepan with garlic. Bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and let simmer for 3-5 minutes.
  • Add chicken to peanut sauce and allow mixture to come to a simmer again. Once simmering, remove from heat.
  • Serve chicken on lettuce leafs. Top each wrap with chopped peanuts and cilantro.

Enjoy!

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