• Lettuce Leaves • Ground Chicken or Turkey • Olive Oil • Chopped Onion • Garlic Cloves • Soy Sauce • Hoisin Sauce • Fresh Ginger • Rice Wine Vinegar • Sesame Oil • Green Onions • Water Chestnuts • Carrot Matchsticks • Fresh Mint Leaves • Roasted Peanuts • Bean Sprouts
In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat 1 tablespoon of the olive oil, then brown the ground chicken, crumbling with a wooden spoon until done. Drain any extra liquid and transfer to a plate.
Add another tablespoon of olive oil to the same skillet and cook the onion in it until soft and translucent. Add garlic, cooking and stirring for 1 minute, then add the meat back into the pan.
Add soy sauce, hoisin sauce, ginger, rice wine vinegar, sesame oil, green onions, and water chestnuts. Mix well, cooking for 1 minute longer, then remove from the heat. Adjust seasoning as needed.
Serve the filling with the lettuce leaves, matchstick carrots, mint leaves, and bean sprouts for assembly.
You could use almost any ground meat in this recipe - ground beef, pork, or even lamb will work with the same seasonings and method.
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