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Cabbage is a tasty low-calorie stand-in for buns or bread in this healthy chicken lettuce wrap recipe. Don't limit yourself to cabbage for this Thai-inspired recipe--any fresh green that's sturdy enough to wrap around 1/2 cup of filling works.

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  • Wash and dry cabbage leaves well and cut out any tough ribs or stems.

  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken, season with salt and cook, stirring often, until cooked through, 4 to 6 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, whisk peanut sauce, vinegar and lime zest in a small bowl.

  • Remove the pan from the heat, add the sauce mixture and stir to combine. Serve the chicken in the cabbage leaves, topped with pear, cucumber and cilantro.

Nutrition Facts

225 calories; total fat 10g 15% DV; saturated fat 1.6g; cholesterol 83mg 28% DV; sodium 618mg 25% DV; potassium 561mg 16% DV; carbohydrates 5.3g 2% DV; fiber 1.7g 7% DV; sugar 2g; protein 28.1g 56% DV; exchange other carbs 1; vitamin a iu 414IU; vitamin c 7mg; folate 29mcg; calcium 25mg; iron 1mg; magnesium 51mg; thiaminmg.


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