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Easy Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe

Photo source: Grandmother's Kitchen

Using lettuce leaves can be an excellent alternative to all sorts of delicious meals involved tortillas! Get creative with your fillings and you will find this becomes a meal time favorite.


Serves 4

4 chicken breasts
1/3 cup soy sauce
1 Tablespoon cornstarch
1 Tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 Tablespoon fresh ginger, peeled and minced
1 Tablespoon brown sugar
2 Tablespoons sesame oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 cups shredded carrot
1/4 cup chopped green onions
1 head iceberg lettuce leaves, separated


Slice the chicken into small bite sized pieces and set aside.

In a mixing bowl, whisk together soy sauce and cornstarch. Add lime juice, ginger and brown sugar. Set aside

In large frying pan, cook chicken in sesame oil over medium heat about 8-10 minutes, stirring frequently.

Add garlic and cook an additional 2-3 minutes.

Add the sauce mixture and stir in to coat the chicken.

To serve, carefully peel the leaves from the head of lettuce and set into a bowl for dishing out.

Each person can build their lettuce wrap by adding a spoonful of chicken, shredded carrots, and green onions.

Nutrition Highlights:

High protein

Per serving: 56g Protein, 9g Carbohydrate (2g Fiber),

13g Fat (5g MUFA. 4g PUFA), 418 calories

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