Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps
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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1 cup chopped yellow onion (about half of a medium size yellow onion)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh minced garlic
  • ⅓ cup hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons sriracha
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 (8-ounce) can water chestnuts, drained then diced
  • 3 green onions, sliced thinly (white and green parts)
  • Butter lettuce leaves
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds


  1. Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium high heat. Add ground chicken and yellow onion and cook until chicken is browned (about 4-5 minutes).
  2. Break chicken up with a spoon or spatula while cooking, stirring frequently. Drain in a colander and return to skillet.
  3. Add garlic, hoisin sauce, soy sauce, rice vinegar, ginger and sriracha and stir well to evenly coat chicken.
  4. Add water chestnuts and green onion. Cook an additional 2 minutes, or until green onions are tender, stirring frequently.
  5. Spoon chicken mixture onto lettuce leaves and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

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