Chicken & Cucumber Lettuce Wraps with Peanut Sauce

Chicken & Cucumber Lettuce Wraps with Peanut Sauce

1 Review
From: Diabetic Living Magazine, Summer 2019

We love the crunch from sliced cucumber and jicama in these savory chicken lettuce wraps. Serve with the simple peanut sauce for an easy dinner recipe that will impress kids and adults alike.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • ¼ cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3 scallions, sliced, white and green parts separated
  • 1 serrano pepper, seeded and minced (2 tsp.)
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic
  • 1 pound ground chicken breast
  • 1 cup diced jicama
  • 16 Bibb lettuce leaves
  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  • 1 cup halved and thinly sliced English cucumber
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • Lime wedges, for serving

Preparation

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  1. Whisk peanut butter, soy sauce, honey, water, and sesame oil in a small bowl.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add scallion whites, serrano, ginger, and garlic; cook until starting to soften, about 2 minutes. Add chicken; cook, breaking it up with a spoon or potato masher, until cooked through, 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. Add the peanut sauce to the chicken mixture; cook until the sauce has thickened, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in jicama and scallion greens.
  4. To serve, make 8 stacks of 2 lettuce leaves each. Divide rice, the chicken mixture, cucumber, and cilantro among the lettuce cups. Serve with lime wedges.
  • Serves 4: 2 lettuce wraps each

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 2 lettuce wraps
  • Per serving: 521 calories; 26 g fat(3 g sat); 11 g fiber; 44 g carbohydrates; 34 g protein; 510 mcg folate; 54 mg cholesterol; 18 g sugars; 10 g added sugars; 21,990 IU vitamin A; 35 mg vitamin C; 262 mg calcium; 10 mg iron; 485 mg sodium; 1,853 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (440% daily value), Folate (128% dv), Vitamin C (58% dv), Iron (56% dv), Calcium (26% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 3

Reviews 1

June 19, 2019
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By: eag
Definitely a keeper!!!
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