Jungle Honey Lettuce Cups

Jungle Honey Lettuce Cups

Want your kids to eat more greens? Why not try our Honey Chicken Lettuce Cups? Lettuce cups are fun to eat and will get kids to eat more greens!

Yield: Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons - honey
  • 2 tablespoons - soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon - rice vinegar
  • ½ tablespoon - sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons - olive oil
  • 1 - small onion, diced
  • 2 - cloves garlic, grated
  • 1 ½ pounds - ground chicken or turkey
  • ½ cup - shredded carrots
  • ½ cup - shredded purple cabbage
  • ½ cup - bean sprouts
  • 1/3 cup - honey roasted peanuts
  • Butter lettuce leaves - for serving

Directions

In a small bowl, whisk to combine honey, soy sauce, rice vinegar and sesame oil. Set aside. In a large skillet, over medium-high heat, place olive oil and onions. Begin to sauté onions until they become golden and translucent, about 3-4 minutes. Add garlic and sauté for an additional minute. To the soft onions, add in ground chicken and shredded carrots. Cook, stirring frequently and while breaking up the chicken pieces, until it’s cooked throughout, for about 5-7 minutes. Pour sauce over cooked chicken mixture and combine. Place the lid, reduce heat, and simmer for 3 minutes. Top with bean sprouts, chopped cabbage, and roasted peanuts and cover for an additional 3 minutes. Scoop mixture into lettuce cups and serve.