The Chef: Michael CastinoThe Restaurant: MachiyaThe Dish: Chicken Lettuce Wraps
8 oz. of ground chicken1 oz. of olive oil or sesame oil1 Tbs. of ginger, chopped1 Tbs. of garlic, ground1 pinch chili flakes (optional)2 oz. of tamarind sauce7 pieces of romaine lettuce leaves1/2 tsp chives, chopped1 tsp of peanuts, chopped
Method of Preparation:
-In a hot pan, add a drizzle of olive oil and toss in ginger, garlic, chili flakes and ground chicken. Mix this all together.
-Then, once the chicken is almost ready, add tamarind sauce.
-Next, gather lettuce leaves and place them in an ice box for presentation.
Serve the chicken in a bowl and top it with chives and peanuts.
Serving Suggestion: Cucumber Splash
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Take a printed copy of the recipe to the restaurant and get a complimentary a Midtown Manhattan – their signature cocktail. (Valid one per person, one month after the air date.)
Machiya3252 NE 1st AvenueMiami, FL 33137786-507-5025http://machiyamidtown.com