Minced Chicken in Mini Pepper Cups

BellaFina™ peppers may be used to create a wide variety of recipes, from appetizers to main dishes. BellaFina™ peppers are often used in salads, vegetables trays with or without dip, cooked in stews and sauces and stuffed with meat, cheese and grains.

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1 T vegetable oil
1 med onion, finely chopped
1 tsp grated ginger
1 red jalapeno, seeds removed, minced
1 red jalapeno, seeds removed, minced
1 lb ground chicken
8 dried mushrooms
2 T oyster sauce
2 T fresh lime juice
2 T soy sauce
½ cup fresh cilantro leaves, stems removed, roughly chopped
butter lettuce, 1 head, leaves washed
mini peppers, cut in half lengthwise, seeds removed

Place dried mushrooms in a bowl with 1 cup water. Set aside to soak 15-20 minutes.
Drain, squeeze excess liquid and chop mushrooms.
Heat oil in large sauté pan.
Add onion and cook until translucent.
Add jalapeno , ginger and garlic and cook for another 2 minutes.
Add chicken, tossing until chicken is cooked through.
Add oyster sauce, soy sauce and lime juice. Remove from heat, stir in the cilantro leaves.

Line each pepper with torn lettuce leaf, fill mini pepper cup with minced chicken mixture.

Recipe courtesy of Camille’s Kitchen