Crunchy Peanuty Lettuce Wraps

Peanuty, crunchy and cool…a perfect summertime meal.

Ingredients:
1/2 cup chicken broth
1/3 cup smooth peanut butter
2 tsp. cornstarch
Crushed red pepper, to taste
1 T vegetable oil
1 T grated ginger
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 lb. ground turkey, beef or chicken
1 cup shredded carrots
1/4 cup green onions, thinly sliced
2 T soy sauce
Boston lettuce leaves
Fresh Cilantro
Chopped Peanuts (optional)
Chow Mein Noodles (optional)

Instructions:
In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine broth, peanut butter, corn starch and crushed red pepper. Shake to blend well; set aside.

In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat and add garlic and ginger. Cook 30 seconds then add hamburger, crumbling it with a spoon until cooked through.

Shake sauce again and pour into skillet. Cook for two to three minutes until it is thickened.

Remove from heat and stir in carrots, green onion and soy sauce. Serve wrapped in lettuce with fresh cilantro, peanuts and chow mein noodles as a garnish.

What did the family think? This is SO yummy! Hubby and I absolutely love it. We love to get the lettuce wraps at restaurants; these are just as good and we can have them right here at home.

from Parents.com

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