Lettuce Wraps

From my aquaponic garden in the basement: The lettuce is a butterhead lettuce which is easy to grow in my aquaponic system.  I can grow up to 72 plants at one time.  However that is a lot of lettuce to each at one time.  So typically I stagger my seeding a planting.

Yummy Lettuce Warps

Yummy Lettuce Warps

Lettuce wraps are my favorite ways to eat lettuce.  Here is the recipe that I use:  Lettuce Wraps

Special  Dipping Sauce  Make ahead of time and refrigerate until ready to use.  Dissolve the sugar in water in a small bowl.

1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup water

Add in the following

2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
2 tablespoons ketchup
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon sesame oil
1 tablespoon hot mustard

2 teaspoons water
1 -2 teaspoon garlic and red chili paste
Cook Chicken.

2 boneless skinless chicken breast.Sauté chicken breasts for 4 to 5 minutes per side or done.
Remove chicken from the pan. After the chicken is cool- chop/mince.  Mince/Chop and combine the following:

1 cup water chestnut
2/3 cup mushroom
3 tablespoons chopped onions
1 teaspoon minced garlic

Combine the minced chicken with the minced ingredients.

Stir Fry Sauce  Combined the following to fry pan and add chicken mixture.

2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon rice wine vinegar

Add above ingredient to lettuce “cups” and top with mandarin orange.

Serve with dipping sauce.

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