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Hoisin Chicken Lettuce Cups!
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Hoisin Chicken Lettuce Cups!

Hoisin Chicken Lettuce Cups!


  • 1/4 cup Hoisin Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Asian chili sauce, like Sambal
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • Neutral oil
  • 1/4 cup finely diced white or yellow onion
  • 1/4 cup diced red pepper
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut in very small pieces
  • 2 large garlic cloves, chopped fine
  • 1/2 tablespoon fresh ginger, peeled and chopped fine
  • 1 head butter lettuce, separated into individual ’leaf cups’
  • Chopped peanuts & chopped green onions for garnish


  1. Combine hoisin, chili sauce, soy & sesame oil - mix well and set aside
  2. Heat wok or pan until almost smoking, add about a tablespoon of the oil , then the onion and red pepper - cook about a minute
  3. Add the chicken and stir fry until just about cooked through - about 3 minutes, then add ginger & garlic - cook another minute or 2 until chicken is done
  4. Add the hoisin combo and stir through well to coat
  5. Serve chicken in the leaf cups and garnish with peanut & green onion