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Eat Right By Handstand on Monday, May 15, 2017

Handstand got together with Nicole’s Kitchen LA and got her to share her Cinco De Mayo Asian Mushroom Taco in Lettuce Cup Recipe! For those of you who don’t know, Nicole’s Kitchen LA it’s a space where people can indulge, share, connect and contribute through their love for all things food. As a result, this platform is where passion and strength intersect to bring communities together and where ingredients from every corner of the earth find new and creative ways to play out on your kitchen table.  Most noteworthy, Nicole’s Kitchen implements Nicole’s own style. Most of all, it fuses familiar and foreign flavors together to create an unforgettable and innovative dining experience for her clients.


Mushroom Taco’s in Lettuce Cups

Serving Size 6


Ingredients for the Mushroom Taco:

  • 3 packs of white mushrooms, pre-sliced
  • 4 cloves of garlic, grated
  • 1/4 cup ponzu sauce
  • 1 tbsp siracha
  • 3 tbsp sesasme oil
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2tbsp lime juice
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds

Ingredients for Asian Cabbage Slaw in the Mushroom Taco:

  • 1 head of red cabbage sliced thin
  • 1 bag shredded carrots
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro
  • 3 scallions, chopped
  • 1 cup snow peas sliced in halves diagonally
  • 1/2 cup seasoned rice vinegar
  • Juice of half of lime
  • 3 tbsp sesame oil
  • 12 butter lettuce cups

Directions for the Mushroom in the Mushroom Taco:

  1. In a skillet over medium heat, add in your sesame oil
  2. Then add sliced mushrooms and grated garlic. Refrain from mixing mushrooms with spatula
  3. Allow the mushrooms to brown in saucepan for 5 minutes
  4. Add ponzu sauce, Siracha sauce, lime juice in addition to your soy sauce
  5. Mix mushrooms to cook for 3 more minutes
  6. Finish it off with sesame seeds!

Directions for Cole Slaw in the Mushroom Taco:

  1. First, take a bowl, place sliced cabbage, cilantro, carrots, scallions, sesame oil, seasoned rice vinegar, lime juice, and soy sauce in there together
  2. Use a salad tongue to mix concoction well
  3. You will need to allow your cabbage slaw to marinate in the dressing for 10 minutes before serving


Directions for Serving:

  1. Take a butter lettuce cup, pour in 2 tbsp of mushroom mixture and 1 tbsp of cabbage mixture.
  2. Allow each person to assemble Asian tacos for themselves, make it fun!
  3. ENJOY!


Nicole’s Kitchen LA takes you behind the scenes so you can experience, first hand, what goes into building healthy, colorful and delicious meals. Her dimensional, multi-cultural kitchen is open to any and all who are curious about introducing new and exciting flavors into their lives. Due to her easy-to-read recipes, to step by step instructions, live demonstrations, exclusive events and hands-on cooking classes, Nicole offers a variety of dynamic services to bring people and communities together through food.


Join Nicole on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, in a beautiful private residence in Beverly Hills on an adventure in the kitchen exploring Flavors of Marrakesh, A Cooking Demonstration!



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