Lettuce Wraps

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb ground pork
  • 2 cups finely minced chicken
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 4 spring onions, finely chopped
  • 4 dried shitake mushrooms, soak then chop
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped water chestnuts
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 1 cup green peas
  • 1 head lettuce, washed and separate leaves
  • Hoisin sauce (Koon Chun)
  • Rice sticks

Directions:

  1. Heat 3 tablespoons oil
  2. Add ginger, onions, pork, and chicken.
  3. Saute for about five minutes then add the rest of the ingredients except for peas, lettuce, and Hoisin sauce.
  4. Stir and cook for about 10 minutes.
  5. Add peas and Hoisin.
  6. Stir then transfer to serving platter.
  7. Traditionally, each guest spreads a lettuce leaf on a plate and places chicken mixture in the middle.  If desired, add additional hoisin sauce over chicken.  The leaf is folded over the mixture and tucked gently under.
  8. Optional: Fry rice sticks and put on top of chicken mixture for added crunch

Source:  Neriza Oka

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