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LeaderBrand Hoisin chicken Lettuce wrap recipe LeaderBrand Hoisin chicken Lettuce wrap recipe tile
Directions

Cut chicken into small pieces. Mix cornflour, salt and egg together. Whisk together with ½ cup cold water until all the lumps have been dissolved. 

Heat a frying pan with vegetable oil on a medium to high heat. Dip chicken pieces into cornflour and egg mix. Fry a few pieces at a time in the hot oil. Cook pieces for 2-3 minutes until crispy and golden. Drain pieces on clean dry kitchen paper. Repeat cooking all the pieces of chicken. 

Cook the rice while chicken is cooking, in boiling water for 10-12 minutes until tender. 

Remove the oil from the frying pan. Add the hoisin sauce, tomato sauce and brown sugar. Heat through until sauce is bubbling. Place the chicken pieces back into the pan and toss to combine. 

Break the Leaderbrand Iceberg Lettuce apart and remove the whole outer leaves. Refresh in ice cold water. 

Serve the lettuce cups filled with rice, chicken pieces, sliced peppers, spring onions and mung bean sprouts. Accompany with sweet chilli sauce and limes. 

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LEADERBRAND ICEBERG Lettuce

LETTUCE

We’re often asked why our lettuce keeps its crunch so long?! We harvest it when its ready, vacuum cool it immediately and keep it cool delivered right to your store.

  • grass Gisborne & Pukekohe
  • tag_faces Gluten Free
  • cruelty_free Vegan

LeaderBrand runs its own independently verified food safety programme.

The programme incorporates internationally recognised standards of agricultural production, product safety, traceability and record-keeping.

Avg Quantity per serving Avg Quantity per 100g
Energy (kJ/Cal) 13/3 74/18
Protein (g) 0.3 1.9
Fat, total (g) 0.05 0.3
– saturated (g) 0.01 0.04
Carbohydrate (g) 0.3 1.8
– sugars (g) 0.3 1.7
Fibre (g) 0.1 0.6
Sodium (mg) 2.3 13

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 8th Edition, Plant & Food Research.

LeaderBrand Wrapped Iceberg Lettuce

WRAPPED LETTUCE

When it comes to lettuce, we cut out the middleman. Every bag of our Wrapped Lettuce is grown, harvested, packed, and delivered to your local store by LeaderBrand.

  • wb_sunny Available All Year Round
  • grass Gisborne & Pukekohe
  • tag_faces Gluten Free
  • cruelty_free Vegan

LeaderBrand runs its own independently verified food safety programme.

The programme incorporates internationally recognised standards of agricultural production, product safety, traceability and record-keeping.

Avg Quantity per serving Avg Quantity per 100g
Energy (kJ/Cal) 13/3 74/18
Protein (g) 0.3 1.9
Fat, total (g) 0.05 0.3
– saturated (g) 0.01 0.04
Carbohydrate (g) 0.3 1.8
– sugars (g) 0.3 1.7
Fibre (g) 0.1 0.6
Sodium (mg) 2.3 13

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 8th Edition, Plant & Food Research.

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Ingredients
  • 4-6 chicken thighs 
  • 1 cup maize cornflour 
  • 1 teaspoon salt 
  • 2 free range eggs 
  • ½ cup cold water 
  • 1 cup vegetable oil 
  • 200g long grain white rice 
  • 300g Hoisin sauce 
  • 1 tablespoon tomato sauce 
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar 
  • 1 Iceberg Lettuce 
  • 2 red sweetie bell peppers, seeds removed, sliced 
  • 2 spring onions, sliced 
  • 1 cup Mung bean sprouts 
  • To serve, Black sesame seeds, Sweet chilli sauce, fresh lime wedges 
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