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Brown Rice and Chicken Lettuce Wraps

 
Author: Jennifer Trahan
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Serves: 4-6
Our lettuce wraps are delicious and refreshing! Try them for your next Asian dinner.
Ingredients
  • Lettuce Wrap ingredients:
  • 4 cups Cajun Country Brown Rice, cooked
  • 3 T. vegetable oil
  • 2 lb. Chicken breasts
  • 2 cups water chestnuts, diced
  • 1 1/3 cup mushrooms, diced
  • 4 cloves minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup chopped onions
  • 12 iceberg lettuce leaves
  • Stir Fry Sauce ingredients:
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • Special Sauce ingredients:
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 T. soy sauce
  • 2 T. rice vinegar
  • 2 T. ketchup
  • 1 T. lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 T. hot Asian mustard
  • 2 teaspoons red chile paste
Instructions
  1. “Special Sauce”:
  2. Mix the sugar in the water until it dissolves.
  3. Add the other ingredients and mix well.
  4. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  5. “Stir Fry Sauce”:
  6. Mix all ingredients in a small bowl.
  7. “Letttuce Wraps”
  8. Bring the oil to high heat in a large saute pan.
  9. Add chicken breasts and saute 5 minutes on each side.
  10. Remove chicken from pan to cool.
  11. Keep the oil hot and add water chestnuts, mushrooms, garlic and onions to the pan.
  12. Dice the chicken and add back to the pan.
  13. Add Cajun Country Brown Rice and stir to mix.
  14. Add “Stir Fry Sauce” to the pan and saute for a few minutes.
  15. Serve in the lettuce leaf cups.
  16. Top with the “Special Sauce”:
 
Cajun Country Rice

Cajun Country Rice

The Cajun Country brand has earned a solid reputation with cooks who want the best from their gumbo, jambalaya, etouffee, and other popular Cajun dishes. Whether it’s firm long grain, tender medium grain, healthy whole grain brown, or the slightly distinctive aroma of our popcorn rice or Jasmine rice, Cajun Country has been the leading brand of rice in Louisiana for those that demand quality products when cooking delicious meals.

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