Raisin Thai Chile Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Fill these wraps with crunchy vegetables and Thai sauced chicken -- and serve with exotic Ponzu sauce.
  • Yields 150 wraps
  • Details

    • Serving Size: 1 wrap


      Raisin Thai Chile Sauce (Yields 12 cups)

      • 7 1/2 cups sweet Thai chile sauce
      • 1 7/8 cups California raisin juice concentrate*
      • 1 cup fish sauce
      • 1/2 cup fresh gingerrot, chopped fine
      • 1 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

      Ponzu Raisin Sauce (Yields 8 cups)

      • 4 cups ponzu sauce
      • 2 cups California raisin juice concentrate*
      • 2 cups honey
      • 1 cup lemongrass, finely minced
      • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
      • 4 teaspoons chile oil

      Lettuce Wraps

      • 8 fluid ounce canola oil
      • 20 cups sliced shiitake mushrooms
      • 32 fluid ounce soy sauce
      • 1 cup sugar
      • 25 cups grilled chicken breast, 1/2-inch dice
      • 8 cups carrots, julienne
      • 8 cups snow peas, julienne
      • 5 cups red bell peppers, fine julienne
      • 4 cups fresh gingerroot, julienne
      • 8 cups baby corn, sliced 1/4-inch
      • 8 cups water chestnuts, cooked and diced 1/4-inch
      • 8 cups California golden raisins
      • 12 cups Raisin Thai Chile Sauce (See Recipe)
      • 150 Boston or Bibb lettuce leaves
      • 10 cups green onions, sliced diagonally
      • 4 cups toasted rice powder
      • 8 cups Ponzu Raisin Sauce (See Recipe)


      For Raisin Thai Chile Sauce, combine ingredients in a mixing bowl. Mix well. Store in refrigerator until needed.

      For Ponzu Raisin Sauce, combine ingredients in a mixing bowl. Mix well. Store in refrigerator until needed.

      For lettuce wraps, measure canola oil into large nonstick sautépan over medium-high heat, add and sauté mushrooms, 1 minute. Stir in soy sauce and sugar; cook 2 minutes more. Cool.

      In large mixing bowl, combine chicken with carrots, snow peas, red peppers, ginger, corn, water chestnuts and raisins. Fold together with Raisin Thai Chile Sauce until combined thoroughly.

      Divide and spoon into lettuce cups; arrange on serving platters; top with green onions and toasted rice powder. Serve with Ponzu Raisin Ginger Sauce on the side.

      Notes: Kikkoman Ponzu Sauce recommended. Nutrition Facts do not include Ponzu Raisin Sauce.

      Nutrition Facts Per Serving

      Calories 160 (14% from fat); Total Fat 2g (sat 0g, mono 1g, poly 1g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 20mg; Protein 10g; Carbohydrate 27g; (Dietary Fiber 2g; Sugars 14g; ); Iron 2mg; Sodium 940mg; Calcium 26mg; Potassium 293mg

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