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Chicken in Lettuce


Chicken in Lettuce

Chicken in Lettuce



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Stir fried chicken pieces cooked with bean sprouts and bell peppers, wrapped in lettuce leaf and served with sauce.


  • 350 gm chicken breast - boned and skinned

    Salt to taste

    1 egg white

    1 Tbsp corn flour

    2 Tbsp oil

    1/2 tsp five spice powder

    200 gm bean sprouts

    1 shredded bell pepper

    3-4 Tbsp stock

    12 lettuce leaves

    For the sauce:

    4 tomatoes - peeled, seeded and chopped

    1 Tbsp tomato ketchup

    1 tsp soya sauce

    1 tsp sesame oil

    1/2 tsp roasted sesame seeds

    1 Tbsp chopped spring onions

    1 tsp chopped garlic

    1 Tbsp vinegar

    1 Tbsp chopped coriander


Slice chicken into slivers.

Mix with salt, egg white, corn flour and five spice powder.

Heat oil, stir-fry chicken until lightly colored.

Remove from pan and drain.

Add bean sprouts to the oil, followed by bell peppers.

Heat through over a fast flame.

Stir in chicken. Season. Moisten with stock.

Place a spoonful over each lettuce leaf.

Roll into a parcel and serve.

To prepare the sauce:

Combine all ingredients and serve with the lettuce parcels.

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Key Ingredients: chicken, Salt, egg, cornflour, vegetable oil, Five Spice Powder, bean sprouts, bell pepper, lettuce, tomato, soya sauce, sesame oil, sesame seeds, spring onion, garlic, vinegar, coriander leaves