Posted by: CathyZ from Kauai at 6:33 pm on Mar 24, 2007
Laarb (thanks to Pat from TO)
1 lb ground chicken or turkey
1-1/2 T garlic, minced
3 green Thai chiles, chopped finely (I use a combo of Serrano and hot red chiles)
3 T sesame oil
1 T oyster sauce
1 T fish sauce
¼ c soy sauce
1 T seasoned rice vinegar
1/3 c fresh basil, chopped
2 limes- juiced
1 small red onion, chopped
1 head lettuce for wrapping, cleaned and pulled apart
Saute garlic and chilies in sesame oil. Add chicken or turkey and cook 2 min. Add rest of ingredients except for onions, lime juice and basil. Cook until done. Add onions and lime juice and cook to soften the onion. Add basil at the end.
Serve with these condiments: chopped Thai chilies in seasoned rice vinegar, chopped onion, fresh basil leaves, fresh mint leaves, peanuts.
To eat: take a lettuce leaf and mound some Larb filling on it. Add condiments of your choice then wrap up in a “bundle” and eat.