4:35 Get home from work.
4:50 Finish browning chicken for Basil Chicken Lettuce Wraps.
4:55 Wash lettuce.
5:00 Put in the fridge.
5:10 Running date with Bjork.
(He carries me for the extra calorie burn.)
5:50 Shower/ try to make my hair look freshly washed and dried.
6:00 Dinner is served!Print
These basil chicken lettuce wraps are simple to prepare and super light. They make for a perfect easy weeknight dinner or appetizer.
- ground chicken (1 lb)
- diced jalapeno to taste
- 1 T. soy sauce
- 1 T. oil
- 2 T. white sugar
- 1 T. hoisin sauce
- 1 T. garlic
- 1 T. water
- fresh basil
- brown rice (about 2 cups)
- lettuce leaves, washed
- Brown chicken with all ingredients up to basil. When finished, add torn basil until wilted.
- Add cooked brown rice to the chicken mixture and heat through.
- Roll up in the lettuce leaves and top with extra basil or other fresh herbs.
- Category: Dinner
- Method: Sauté
- Cuisine: Asian
Keywords: basil chicken lettuce wraps, lettuce wraps, chicken lettuce wraps
They may not be as photogenic as yesterday’s oddball asparagus quesadillas, but they were fresh, super-fast, and yummy!
And how do I pull apart lettuce leaves without breaking them? Honestly.