Chilli Chicken Parcels

“This is a great recipe adapted from an Australian Institute of Sport cookbook... so it must be good for you! Good for an appetizer at a big dinner party, or on its own for a main meal.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Spray pan with oil and heat.
  2. Cook onion until soft.
  3. Add chicken mince, garlic and ginger. Cook until chicken is browned.
  4. Add pepper, cook until soft.
  5. Add fish sauce and sweet chilli sauce to taste.
  6. Add cilantro.
  7. Scoop one spoonful of rice and one spoonful of chicken mixture into a lettuce leaf. Parcel it up to eat with your hands. Yum-o!
  8. Based on NataschAnn's helpful comments I have made some improvements to this recipe. Firstly, I have changed step 6 to read "cilantro" instead of "coriander". They are one in the same, in Australia we call it coriander, and that's what I had written in the ingredients section. However, the Zaar's automatic ingredient formatter changed my coriander to cilantro and confusion has ensued! That'll learn me -- Second, I have rewritten step 7 so it is clearer to understand. The original intent of this recipe is to keep the rice separate from the chicken mixture, but really it's up to you - feel free to combine them before spooning into the lettuce, like in Stormylee's pic (which is beautiful by the way, thank you Stormylee!). I hope this clears up any issues. Thanks again for the constructive criticism.

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