Bangkok Chicken Wraps

  • Yield: servings

Ingredients

FILLING
2-- Chicken breasts
1/2-- Red bell pepper, thinly sliced
1/2-- Seedless cucumber, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced on an angle
2-- Scallions, thinly sliced on an angle
1cup Carrots, shredded
1cup Bean sprouts
1/3cup Cilantro, torn
-- Peanut sauce, purchased or use recipe below
PEANUT SAUCE
1-- 2 tablespoons Vegetable oil
4-- inch piece Lemongrass, thinly sliced
1/2-- inch piece Fresh ginger, minced
2-- 3 cloves Garlic, smashed or chopped
1cup Peanut butter, chunky or smooth, regular or reduced fat
1/4cup brown sugar
3tablespoons Thai fish sauce (nam pla)
2-- 3 tablespoons Lime juice, or to taste
1-- 2 tablespoons Sriracha garlic chili sauce, or to taste
-- Warm water to thin out, start with 1/4 1/2 cup
8-- Asian rice paper rounds or 12 inch flour tortillas

Instructions

FILLING
Poach chicken breasts in water until cooked through. Shred into bite-sized pieces and place in large mixing bowl. Add remaining ingredients except peanut sauce, and toss.

ROLL ASSEMBLY
Soak rice wrappers in warm water to soften. To assemble rolls, place filling near bottom of wrapper, top with peanut sauce, bring bottom edge over filling towards center, fold in both sides and continue rolling.

PEANUT SAUCE
In a small saucepan, over low medium heat, saute lemongrass, ginger, and garlic until fragrant and garlic is soft (be careful not to let garlic burn). Place in food processor or blender with remaining ingredients except water and process until smooth. Add water to thin sauce to desired consistency.

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