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Spicy Chicken Lettuce Wraps

 These healthy and Spicy Chicken Lettuce Wraps are filled with a chicken mixture of cucumbers, carrots, bell peppers, green onions, cilantro, and cashews.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 216kcal
Author: Lauren Allen

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts , diced
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup green onion , chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic , minced
  • 1 Tablespoon freshly grated ginger
  • 1 1/2 cups cucumbers , seeded and diced
  • 1 medium red bell pepper , seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 cup carrot , shredded
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro , chopped
  • 1/4 cup cashews , chopped
  • 4 Tablespoons fresh lime juice (from about 2 limes)
  • 1/4 cup sweet chili sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon light brown sugar
  • sriracha hot sauce , to taste
  • romaine lettuce leaves

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, combine the diced chicken, green onions, garlic, and ginger.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the chicken mixture for 2-3 minutes or until no longer pink.
  • Add the cooked chicken mixture to a large bowl with the cucumber, bell pepper, carrot, cilantro, and cashews.
  • In a separate small bowl combine the lime juice, sweet chili sauce, soy sauce, brown sugar, and Sriracha. 
  • Pour mixture into the bowl with the veggies and chicken and toss to combine. Serve immediately in lettuce leaves.
  • Next time try one of these lettuce wrap recipes!

Notes

Adapted from Our Best Bites

Nutrition

Calories: 216kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 482mg | Potassium: 488mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 3785IU | Vitamin C: 44.1mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1.3mg