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.

Lauren Grant
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine, Summer 2019


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  • Whisk peanut butter, soy sauce, honey, water, and sesame oil in a small bowl.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 Facts

521 calories; protein 34g; carbohydrates 43.8g; dietary fiber 11.1g; sugars 17.9g; fat 26g; saturated fat 2.6g; cholesterol 54mg; vitamin a iu 21989.8IU; vitamin c 34.9mg; folate 510.2mcg; calcium 262.1mg; iron 10.4mg; magnesium 149.9mg; potassium 1852.6mg; sodium 484.7mg; added sugar 9.6g.

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Rating: 5 stars
Great recipe! Fairly easy to make, healthy, and delicious! I didn’t have cilantro or jicama on hand so I didn’t use those but I did add peanuts on top at the end for an added crunch. Great as wraps and probably great as a bowl. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Definitely a keeper!!! Read More