Hoisin Chicken Cups Recipe

Looking for an appetiser that can be ready in under 15 minutes? This recipe is just the ticket.




10 minutes

Cooking time

5 minutes


500g chicken breast fillet, chopped
¼ cup hoisin sauce
2 tbs lime juice
1 tbs sesame oil
230g can sliced water chestnuts, chopped
¼ cup chopped fresh coriander leaves
2 heads baby cos lettuce, leaves separated
1 Lebanese cucumber, halved lengthways and sliced


  1. Combine chicken, hoisin sauce, lime juice and sesame oil in a bowl.
  2. Heat barbecue over medium heat. Cook chicken for 4-5 minutes, turning, or until golden and cooked. Add chopped water chestnuts and sprinkle with coriander.
  3. Place cucumber into the lettuce leaves and fill with the hoisin chicken.

Top tip

If you like chilli, slice some red or green chillies and sprinkle over the chicken.

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