Sweet and Spicy Chicken Lettuce Wraps


These lettuce wraps are a nice, lighter idea for dinner.

Prep Time 25 minutes

Cook Time 3 minutes

Total Time 28 minutes

Servings 12 wraps

Calories 63kcal

Course Main Course

Cuisine Asian

Keyword lettuce wraps, sweet and spicy

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons unsalted dry roasted peanuts, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 cups thinly sliced cabbage
  • 1/2 cup grated carrot
  • 1 cup canned sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1 cup finely diced cooked chicken breast
  • 12 Bibb or Butter Lettuce leaves

Instructions

  • Place peanuts in a small nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; cook 3 minutes or until lightly browned, shaking pan frequently. Remove pan from heat; set aside.
  • In a small bowl, combine hoisin, vinegar, soy sauce, ginger, oil, pepper and garlic in a small bowl, stirring well with a whisk.
  • In a medium bowl, mix 2 Tablespoons peanuts, slaw, water chestnuts, and chicken; add sauce and toss well.
  • Spoon about 1/3 cup of chicken salad in the center of each lettuce leaf; Sprinkle each lettuce wrap with remaining 1 Tablespoon peanuts. Serve immediately.

Notes

  • *If you are preparing this recipe as GLUTEN FREE, just make sure you are using brands of hoisin sauce, soy sauce and water chestnuts that are known to be GF.

Nutrition

Serving: 1wrap | Calories: 63kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 127mg | Potassium: 145mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1425IU | Vitamin C: 5.4mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 0.6mg