Healthy Asian Chicken Lettuce Cups

Healthy Asian Chicken Lettuce Cups

Posted 2017-12-17 by Naomi follow
Quick, fresh, zesty and on the table in 15 minutes! These healthy lettuce cups are a family favourite as the fresh herbs and lemon make a delicious combination and you don’t need cutlery.

They are gluten free and low FODMAP.

[Image1 Asian lettuce cups are delicious and tasty with fresh herbs]

Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Serves: 4

Ingredients
500 g chicken mince
1 tbsp oil
2 birdseye chilli, finely cut (exclude for family friendly option)
1 clove garlic, finely cut (exclude for low FODMAP)
2 tbsp raw sugar
1 tbsp rice vinegar
2 tbsp fish sauce
1 lemon, zested and juiced
1/4 cup basil, finely cut
1/4 cup coriander, finely cut
2 tbsp mint, finely cut
Baby cos or iceberg lettuce leaves

Jasmine rice, to serve

Method
  • Preheat a frypan on high. When hot, add oil, garlic and chilli and stir fry until fragrant.
  • Add the chicken mince, stir fry and break the mince into small pieces until just white.
  • Add the lemon zest and stir to combine.
  • [Image3 Add the lemon zest first to infuse the mince]
  • Add the lemon juice, sugar, fish sauce, rice wine vinegar and stir fry until evenly coated.
  • Add the herbs, turn off the heat and stir until the herbs wilt.
  • [Image5 The frypan will retain enough heat to wilt the herbs without over cooking them]
  • Spoon the chicken into lettuce leaves.
  • Serve with jasmine rice.

  • For more of my recipes visit [Link http://recipeyum.com.au/cookbook/108127/ Naomi's recipes]

    Categories
    #asian_chicken_lettuce_cups
    #chicken_
    #coriander
    #mint
    #basil
    #chilli
    #herbs
    #easy
    #salad
    #healthy
    #asian
    #lunch
    #dinner
    #gluten_free
    #lactose_free
    #low_fodmap_

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    Holiday
    Festivals
    Family_friendly
    Easy
    Dinner
    Healthy
    Lunch
    Family
    Vegetarian
    Quick
    Dessert
    Simple
    Snack
    Kids
    Vegan
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