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These chicken lettuce wraps are so easy and fast!

They’re low in calories yet high in taste and nutrition.

They’re a fun option for dinner when you don’t want to cook much. They’re also an excellent option for lunch as leftovers if you made chicken the night before.

 

Chicken Lettuce Wraps: Recipe

Serves 1        Prep Time: 15  min

For 2 or more people, multiply ingredients by number of people.

 

Ingredients

  • 3 oz chicken breast
  • 1/2 Tbsp cooking oil of your choice
  • 3 large, outer, green leaf lettuce leaves
  • 3 oz carrot shavings
  • 3 oz shredded, pickled Daikon Radish (Optional. You can get this pre-made at Vietnamese store ,or just use one fresh.)
  • Few sprigs of cilantro (Optional)
  • 6 tsp salad dressing – 2 tsp per wrap (I recommend either Russian, Creamy Balsamic or Tahitian)

 

Directions

  • Place rice into rice cooker before prep time (I put mine on while winding down my work on the computer.)
  • Dice chicken breast and sautée in a pan with no more than 1 Tbsp oil (about 15 min)
  • Keep an eye on the chicken while cooking and wash green leaf lettuce, cilantro and carrots
  • Shave carrots and Daikon radish

 

Plate

Place at least 1 large lettuce leaf on a plate. In the center add 2 Tbsp rice, next 1 oz chicken, then carrot and daikon shavings and cilantro. Top with 2 tsp dressing. YUM!

Chicken Lettuce Wrap on Plate

Nutrition Information Per Serving

In this recipe, 3 wraps are 1 serving and only 430 calories. You’ll get about 1/2 cup rice and 3 oz chicken in total, as well as at least 1/2 cup of vegetables.

The carrots alone give you 282% of your daily value (DV) of vitamin A. The radishes give you 30% DV of vitamin C. The green leaf lettuce offers 156% of your Vitamin K, and 108% of your Vitamin A. Check out all the other vitamins and minerals you get in this light, yet filling dish in the information below.

(References: Nutrition Data.Self.com – Chicken Lettuce Wraps by LuciFit)

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