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  • 2-3 cloves garlic (minced )
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 4 large plums (pits removed; or used canned plums, pits removed)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger (minced)
  • Dash hot pepper sauce (Tabasco)
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup water chestnuts (chopped)
  • 2 cups cooked chicken breast (minced )
  • 4 scallions (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup toasted walnuts (finely chopped)
  • 12 small leaves of iceberg lettuce
  • Soy sauce, rice vinegar and hot mustard (as condiments)

Lettuce Wraps With Chicken In Plum Sauce

DL Staff | Delicious Living
  • Serves: 12 people
  • Calories per serving: 83

Rediscover the virtues of iceberg lettuce with this tasty appetizer. Used to wrap around a savory filling, iceberg's crisp, light flavor and sturdy texture shine.

  1. In large saucepan, sauté garlic in sesame oil over medium-low heat for 2 minutes. Add plums, lime juice, sugar, soy sauce, ginger, pepper sauce and stock; cover and cook over medium heat for 10 minutes. Remove from heat, cool slightly, then transfer to blender and purée.
  2. Return plum sauce to pan. Add water chestnuts and chicken; stir to blend and heat thoroughly. Stir in scallions and walnuts. Serve with lettuce leaves to wrap; dip in soy sauce, rice vinegar or hot mustard, or a mixture of all three.

Calories 83, Fat 3, Perfat 35, Cholesterol 16, Carbo 6, Protein 8

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