Showing posts from August 28, 2011

Hoisin Chicken Wraps

Chicken lettuce wraps aren't the most unusual things, they are actually quite common these days.  My main problem for eating them at restaurants is the mushrooms. Being allergic, this is one of those dishes that I have recreated at home, mushroom-free.

It's my own original combination. It's what I like together. If it tastes like some famous restaurant, it's purely by accident.

1 lb chicken, sliced in small chunks, either white or dark meat is good
1 Tablespoon neutral-flavor oil (I used vegetable oil)
2 carrots, peeled and diced
1 small white onion, diced
3 Tablespoons sake or rice wine
2 Tablespoons hoisin sauce
3 Tablespoons tamari or soy sauce
3 green onions, chopped, green part only
black pepper
1 head lettuce, washed with individual whole leaves separated
small knob of fresh ginger, peeled
sesame seeds
cellophane noodles (optional)

1. In a medium hot frying pan, heat oil. Add chicken, season to taste with pepper, and cook until golden brown and c…