These were decent, but are in need of major help IMHO (maybe more sauce???). With a few tweaks here and there, I do believe these could be MUCH better tho. I really like the concept, so I'm not throwing in the towel just yet. :) These are perfect for a hot summer meal - they're light, healthy and make use of the season's freshest produce. On that note, DO NOT skip the cherries. After all, the title of this recipe is "cherry" chicken lettuce wraps (duh...)! These are pretty dry as is. Fresh cherries add juciness. Without them, I can't imagine how dry my chicken mixture would have been. I pretty much followed Barry's directions to the letter except for a few (minor) changes. The idea of having large cherry chunks in my wraps didn't appeal to me, so I cut each half into quarters. I also chopped my chicken into tiny pieces after cooking it (again, personal preference). And, in an effort to speed prep (pitting cherries is VERY time consuming!), I purchased a package of matchstick carrots. These retained their crispy texture much better than shredded carrots would have. NOTE: Be sure to use a sturdy lettuce for your wraps. Romaine won't cut it. Try Boston or California Bibb (I used Boston Bibb lettuce). Served wtih a side of coconut ginger rice (Thai Town brand) and iced ginseng tea, this was an allright meal. My hubby didn't approve, but he isn't a fan of lettuce wraps (or fruit) anyways. Thanks for sharing, barry! :-)
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These were decent, but are in need of major help IMHO (maybe more sauce???). With a few tweaks...