Chicken Guava Water Chestnut Lettuce Wraps

Instructions
  1. In a non-stick pan or wok, heat the vegetable oil thoroughly. Add garlic, half the onions, and lemongrass. Saute until it becomes fragrant but not completely browned. Toss in the chicken and stir thoroughly.

  2. Add water chestnuts, carrots, and guava. Continue to stir thoroughly on high heat for 3 to 4 minutes. Add sesame oil, sugar, soy sauce, sate, chicken bouillon, black pepper, oyster sauce, black sauce, basil, and chives. Continue to saute until everything is cooked.

  3. Serve and garnish with fried shallots and peanuts with the lettuce on the side to wrap. Dip wrap in Vietnamese soy dipping sauce (optional). Enjoy!

  4. Directions for soy dipping sauce (OPTIONAL): Mix together equal amounts of low sodium soy sauce and water. Add coconut juice, a little bit of vinegar or lime/lemon juice, palm sugar or regular sugar, hoisin sauce, and sate chili sesame oil to taste.

Recipe Notes

Recipe provided by Pho Ha Noi.