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Pure Leaf Pairings Thai Chicken Meatball Lettuce Wraps

  • serves 8

These easy, healthy and flavourful Thai Chicken Meatball Wraps are a delicious Asian twist on a classic Italian dish. Sorry spaghetti, but this is a meal you can hold in your hand, butter lettuce filled with Thai-flavoured chicken meatballs, a light peanut sauce and a spicy slaw. Served topped with crunchy peanuts and an icy cold PURE LEAF UNSWEETENED GREEN TEA, you'll be transported to Asia without leaving home!

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Directions for: Pure Leaf Pairings Thai Chicken Meatball Lettuce Wraps

Ingredients

Chicken Meatballs

1 ½ lb(s) ground chicken

¼ cup breadcrumbs

2 green onions, finely chopped

2 Tbsp chopped fresh basil

1 egg, lightly whisked

1 tsp grated fresh ginger

1 tsp Sriracha sauce

½ tsp lime zest

½ tsp kosher salt

¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper

Peanut Sauce

½ cup smooth peanut butter

½ cup light coconut milk

2 Tbsp fresh lime juice

1 tsp Sriracha sauce

⅛ tsp kosher salt

Coleslaw

4 cups coleslaw mix

2 Tbsp chopped fresh basil

2 Tbsp rice vinegar

1 Tbsp mayonnaise

½ tsp Sriracha sauce

Assembly

8 - 12 Boston lettuce cups

Roasted peanuts, for garnish

Chopped green onions, for garnish

Directions

Chicken Meatballs

1. Preheat oven to 400ºF and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

2. For the meatballs, in a medium bowl, combine ground chicken, breadcrumbs, green onions, basil, egg, ginger, Sriracha sauce, lime zest, salt and pepper. Mix well to combine and form the meatballs using 1½ tablespoons of meat mixture for a total of 22-24 meatballs. Place on prepared baking sheet and bake for 15-16 minutes, or until they are fully cooked, flipping halfway through.

Peanut Sauce

1. To prepare the peanut sauce, in a medium bowl, whisk peanut butter, coconut milk, lime juice, Sriracha sauce and salt. Whisk until well combined, set aside.

Coleslaw

1. In a small bowl, combine coleslaw mix and basil. In another bowl whisk rice vinegar, mayonnaise and Sriracha sauce together.

Assembly

1. To assemble, spoon a scoop of coleslaw into the bottom of each lettuce cup, top with 2 or 3 meatballs and drizzle with peanut sauce. Garnish with roasted peanuts and chopped green onions. Serve with remaining peanut sauce.

Source and Credits

Courtesy of BiteMeMore.com

See more: Chicken, Eggs/Dairy, Herbs, Main, Nuts, Thai, Vegetables, Vegetarian


http://www.foodnetwork.ca/recipe/pure-leaf-pairings-thai-chicken-meatball-lettuce-wraps/20251/

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