Recipe courtesy of Good Housekeeping

Spicy Ginger Chicken in Lettuce Cups

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Active: 25 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Nutrition Info
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3 tablespoons soy sauce

1 tablespoon peeled and grated fresh ginger

1 teaspoon sugar

1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper

1 clove garlic, crushed with press

1 pound ground chicken

2 medium stalks celery, chopped

1/2 cup sliced water chestnuts, chopped

1/4 cup dry-roasted peanuts, coarsely chopped

10 large Boston lettuce leaves


  1. In cup, combine soy sauce, ginger, sugar, crushed red pepper, and garlic; set aside. Heat nonstick 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken and cook 4 to 5 minutes or until no longer pink, breaking up meat with side of spoon.
  2. Add celery to chicken in skillet, and cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add water chestnuts and soy-sauce mixture; cook 1 minute to blend flavors. Stir in peanuts. Divide chicken mixture among lettuce leaves. Fold leaves over chicken mixture and eat out of hand.