Minced chicken with lettuce

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
8 \N Dried mushrooms
1 teaspoon Cornstarch
2 teaspoons Dry sherry
2 teaspoons Water
\N \N Salt and pepper
1½ pounds Boneless skinless chicken br
5 tablespoons Oil
1 teaspoon Fresh ginger; minced
2 \N Cl Garlic; minced
2 \N Green onions; minced
2 smalls Dried chiles; (optional)
8 ounces Canned bamboo shoots; minced
8 ounces Canned water chestnuts; minc ---cooking sauce-----
1 tablespoon Soy sauce
1 tablespoon Dry sherry
2 tablespoons Oyster sauce
2 tablespoons Water
1 teaspoon Sesame oil
1 teaspoon Sugar
2 teaspoons Cornstarch

Recipe by: arielle@... (Stephanie da Silva) Cover mushrooms with boiling water, let stand for 30 minutes; drain. Cut off and discard woody stems. Mince; set aside. Combine cornstarch, sherry, water, soy, salt, pepper and chicken. Stir to coat chicken thoroughly. Stir in 1 teaspoon oil and let sit 15 minutes.

Heat wok over high heat. Add 3 tablespoons oil, add chicken and stir-fry 3 minutes. Set aside.

Add 2 tablespoons oil to pan. Add ginger, garlic, chiles and onion; stir-fry 30 seconds. Add mushrooms, bamboo shoots and water chestnuts; stir-fry 2 minutes. Return chicken to pan; stir in cooking sauce. Cook until thickened and hot.

To eat, spread a little hoisin sauce on a lettuce leaf, spoon in some chicken, then wrap up in lettuce.

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