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Chicken larb wraps

Chicken larb wraps

S. Wongkaew

Chicken larb lettuce wraps make a fun and delicious appetizer.

Stir-fried ground chicken is infused lime juice, cilantro, mint, garlic and chili and then served in crisp lettuce wraps.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 500g ground chicken
  • 3 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 3 small red shallots, peeled & finely sliced
  • 2 small red chillies, finely sliced
  • 1 stick lemongrass; white part, finely sliced
  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup fish sauce
  • 1/3 cup mint, picked and roughly chopped
  • 1/3 cup coriander, picked and roughly chopped
  • 1 iceberg lettuce, leaves separated & washed
  • 1 lime cut in wedges

Preparation:

  1. Heat wok over a medium heat. Add oil. Next, add ground chicken and stir-fry until cooked through and lightly golden.
  2. Add garlic, shallots, red chillies and lemongrass and cook until softened and fragrant.
  3. Transfer chicken mixture to a large bowl. Add lime juice and fish sauce and stir well to combine. Add mint and coriander and lightly toss. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary.
  4. Spoon chicken mixture in lettuce cups.
  5. Serve with lettuce and lime wedges.
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