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

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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Serving size: 40 g Avg Quantity per serve Avg Quantity per 100g
Energy  22 kJ 55 kJ
Protein 0.3 g 0.8 g
Fat, total 0.0 g 0.1 g
– saturated 0.0 g 0.02 g
Carbohydrate 0.7 g 1.7 g
– sugars 0.7 g 1.7 g
Dietary Fibre 0.4 g 1.1 g
Sodium 1.2 mg 3 mg
Folate 22 µg (11% RDI*) 56 µg

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 14th Edition 2021

Quantities stated above are averages only.

*Recommended Daily  Intake (NZ Adult)

timer Total time 55 mins hourglass_empty Prep time 30 mins timer Cook time 25 mins info_outline Difficulty Easy
  • 1 LeaderBrand Iceberg Lettuce
  • 4-6 chicken thighs 
  • 1 cup maize cornflour 
  • 1 tsp salt 
  • 2 free range eggs 
  • ½ cup cold water 
  • 1 cup vegetable oil 
  • 200g long grain white rice 
  • 300g Hoisin sauce 
  • 1 tbsp tomato sauce 
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar  
  • 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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