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Chicken Lettuce Wraps
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13 INGREDIENTS • 16 STEPS • 30MINS

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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Serving this yummy, no-mayo-required take on chicken salad in hearty greens saves you carbs and adds valuable nutrients like bone-building vitamin K. The tangy Asian flavors are a fresh way to dress up poultry.
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Serving this yummy, no-mayo-required take on chicken salad in hearty greens saves you carbs and adds valuable nutrients like bone-building vitamin K. The tangy Asian flavors are a fresh way to dress up poultry.
30MINS
Total Time
$2.28
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
2
us / metric
Brown Rice
4 Tbsp
Water Chestnuts
1/2 cup
Water Chestnuts
Scallion
2 stalks
Scallions
Black Sesame Seeds
as needed
Black Sesame Seeds
Butter Lettuce
4 pieces
Butter Lettuce
Chicken Base
1 Tbsp
Chicken Base
Garlic
2 cloves
Sweet Onion
1
Sweet Onion
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
262
Fat
6.5 g
Protein
27.3 g
Carbs
25.9 g
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step 1
In a small saucepot over medium-high heat, bring 3/4 cup of water and Brown Rice (4 Tbsp) to a boil.
step 2
Reduce heat to medium, cover and simmer hard for 15 minutes until all water has been absorbed or rice is cooked.
step 3
Remove from heat and fluff rice with a fork. Cover and keep warm.
step 3 Remove from heat and fluff rice with a fork. Cover and keep warm.
step 4
Peel the Sweet Onion (1) but dice only half of it. Chop Garlic (2 cloves). Peel and mince Fresh Ginger (4 tsp). Set aside.
step 5
Slice the Red Fresno Chili Pepper (1) in half and remove the stem and seeds and discard. Chop the chili into 1/4 inch pieces. Slice green part of the Scallions (2 stalks) into 1/4 inch thin slices. Set aside.
step 5 Slice the Red Fresno Chili Pepper (1) in half and remove the stem and seeds and discard. Chop the chili into 1/4 inch pieces. Slice green part of the Scallions (2 stalks) into 1/4 inch thin slices. Set aside.
step 6
Using a colander, strain the Water Chestnuts (1/2 cup) and slice only half into quarters. In a small bowl, mix together 1 cup of water and Chicken Base (1 Tbsp).
step 7
Heat a large saute pan over medium-high heat and add 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Season the Chicken Thighs (2) with 1/4 teaspoon each of salt and pepper. When the oil is hot, add the chicken and sear for 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until cooked through.
step 7 Heat a large saute pan over medium-high heat and add 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Season the Chicken Thighs (2) with 1/4 teaspoon each of salt and pepper. When the oil is hot, add the chicken and sear for 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until cooked through.
step 8
Once cooled, dice the chicken into 1/2 inch pieces and set aside.
step 9
In the same saute pan over medium-high heat, add onions and saute for 3 minutes.
step 10
Add the garlic cloves, fresh ginger and fresno chile. Saute for 1 minute.
step 10 Add the garlic cloves, fresh ginger and fresno chile. Saute for 1 minute.
step 11
Add the quartered water chestnuts and cook an additional minute.
step 11 Add the quartered water chestnuts and cook an additional minute.
step 12
Add diced chicken, 2 tablespoons of chicken broth, Tamari Soy Sauce (1 Tbsp), Rice Vinegar (2 Tbsp), and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Add rice and cook for 3 minutes.
step 12 Add diced chicken, 2 tablespoons of chicken broth, Tamari Soy Sauce (1 Tbsp), Rice Vinegar (2 Tbsp), and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Add rice and cook for 3 minutes.
step 13
Remove from heat and fold in green onion.
step 14
Place two Butter Lettuce (4 pieces) leaves on each plate and divide chicken and rice mixture equally among them.
step 14 Place two Butter Lettuce (4 pieces) leaves on each plate and divide chicken and rice mixture equally among them.
step 15
Garnish with the Black Sesame Seeds (as needed).
step 16
Enjoy!
step 16 Enjoy!
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Appetizers
Dairy-Free
Budget-Friendly
Gluten-Free
Asian
Lunch
Chicken
Snack
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Chinese
Rice
Sandwiches & Wraps
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