Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Copy Cat PF Chang's Lettuce Wraps...really yummy!

The girls and I have made this a few times and it is always delish!  We have tried other copy cat recipes, but this is the best.
PF Chang's Lettuce Wraps – Serves 4

Ingredients:
  • 4 tablespoons oil
  • 2 2/3 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 1/3 cups water chestnut
  • 1 cup mushroom
  • 4 tablespoons chopped onions
  • 1 1/3 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 5 1/3-6 2/3 leaves iceberg lettuce

Special Sauce

  • 1 1/3 tablespoons hot mustard
  • 2 2/3 teaspoons water
  • 1 1/3-2 2/3 teaspoons garlic and red chile paste

Stir Fry Sauce

Directions:

Prep Time: 10 min, Total Time: 25 min
  1. Make the special sauce by dissolving the sugar in water in a small bowl.
  2. Add soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, ketchup, and lemon juice and sesame oil.
  3. Mix well and refrigerate this sauce until you're ready to serve.
  4. Combine the hot water with the hot mustard and Chile paste and set this aside.
  5. Bring oil to high heat in a wok or large frying pan.
  6. Sauté chicken breasts for 4 to 5 minutes per side or done.
  7. Remove chicken from the pan and cool.
  8. Keep oil in the pan, keep hot.
  9. As chicken cools mince water chestnuts and mushrooms to about the size of small peas.
  10. Prepare the stir fry sauce by mixing the soy sauce, brown sugar, and rice vinegar together in a small bowl.
  11. When chicken is cool, mince it as the mushrooms and water chestnuts are.
  12. With the pan still on high heat, add another Tbsp of vegetable oil.
  13. Add chicken, garlic, onions, water chestnuts and mushrooms to the pan.
  14. Add the stir fry sauce to the pan and sauté the mixture for a couple minutes.
  15. Lastly add your desired measurement of mustard and garlic chili sauce to the special sauce mixture to pour over the wraps then serve it in the lettuce cups.