Spicy Chicken and Basil in Lettuce Cups

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1/2 lb Ground chicken
Thai basil leaves
1 tb Fish sauce
1 tb Garlic; minced
1 Lime; juiced
1 tb Minced ginger
1 Head iceberg lettuce; leaves
2 Jalapenos; minced
1 Red onion; minced
1/2 c Thai basil chiffonade
1 pk Mung bean noodles

Original recipe makes 1 Servings



In a saute pan, caramelize the onions, garlic and ginger. Add the jalapeno and chicken. Stir to break up the chicken and cook until done. Deglaze the pan with fish sauce and lime juice. Taste for seasoning. Stir in the basil and set aside. In 375 degree oil, deep fry the mung bean noodles. Drain. This may be done in advance. To serve, fill a lettuce cup with the fried noodles and top with the warm chicken mixture. Garnish with basil leaves. Recipe by: Cooking Live Show #CL8999 Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #904 by "Angele and Jon Freeman" on Nov 12, 1997

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