Spicy Thai Basil Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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Serves 4
4 teaspoons oil, divided
½ cup shallots, minced
½ cup bell pepper, thinly sliced
4 teaspoons garlic, minced
1lb ground chicken
2 Thai or Serrano chiles, minced
1 tablespoon fish sauce
2 teaspoons brown sugar
2 teaspoons soy sauce
¼ teaspoon pepper
1 cup thai basil leaves, chiffonade
1 tablespoon lime juice


1.Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.  Add 2 teaspoons of oil to pan; swirl to coat.  Add shallots and sauté about 2 minutes.  Add bell pepper; sauté 1 minute.  Add garlic; sauté 30 seconds.  Remove shallot mixture from the pan, place in bowl.
2.Add remaining 2 teaspoons oil to pan; swirl to coat.  Add chicken; cook 5 minutes or until browned, stirring to crumble.  Add chiles; cook 1 minute.
3.Add shallot mixture back to pan. 
4.Stir in fish sauce, brown sugar, soy sauce, and pepper.  Cook 1 minute or until thoroughly heated. 
5.Remove pan from heat; stir in basil and lime juice.
6.Serve on top of leaf of iceberg lettuce.  


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