Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Nutritional Information:

  • 1 serving = 1 leaf with about 1/2 cup of filling; makes 8 servings total
  • Calories – 199 g
  • Total fat – 9.3 g
  • Total carbohydrates – 9.6 g
  • Sugars – 4.2 g
  • Protein – 18.9 g
  • Diabetic-friendly

Ingredients:

  • 1 can of drained mandarin oranges
  • ¼ cup plum sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice wine or wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp grated fresh ginger
  • 4 cups of chopped cooked chicken
  • 1 chopped red bell pepper
  • ½ peeled and chopped English cucumber
  • 2 thinly sliced scallions
  • 8 leaves of romaine lettuce

Directions:

  1. Combine plum sauce, vinegar and ginger in a large bowl and stir together.
  2. Mix the oranges, chicken, pepper, cucumber and scallions into the same bowl and toss all of the elements together.
  3. Lay out lettuce leaves on a plate. Then, add contents from the bowl onto each leaf of lettuce.
  4. Enjoy! If packing a lunch, pour bowl contents into a container suitable for lunch box. Package lettuce leaves in small, plastic bag.

 

Photo credit: Michael Litchfield Photography

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