These Slow Cooker Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps are so simple to put together and make such a delicious and healthy weeknight dinner.
Servings: 6servings (12 wraps)
Ready in: 3hours15minutes
2lbsground chicken(not ground chicken breast)
1red bell pepper, cored and finely chopped
1/2cupfinely chopped yellow onion
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1(8 oz) can sliced water chestnuts, drained and rinsed
1 1/2cupscooked white or brown rice
3green onions, sliced
1Tbsprice vinegar and 1 1/2 tsp sesame oil(optional)
2heads iceberg lettuce
Place ground chicken and garlic in a large microwave safe bowl. Microwave mixture, stirring occasionally, until chicken is no longer pink, about 5 - 6 minutes. Drain off liquid and pour mixture into a 5 - 7 quart slow cooker.
Add bell pepper, onion, hoisin sauce, soy sauce, 1/2 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp pepper and toss mixture. Cover and cook on low heat 2 - 3 hours until chicken is tender.
Stir in water chestnuts, cooked rice, green onions, rice vinegar, and sesame oil, cook until heated through 3 - 5 minutes. Season with additional salt as desired. Separate iceberg lettuce leaves and serve with chicken filling.