Asian Lettuce WrapsSubmitted by: RDEPASS
IntroductionDelicious! High Protein, Low Cal - This can be made with firm tofu instead of chicken for a vegetarian dish Delicious! High Protein, Low Cal - This can be made with firm tofu instead of chicken for a vegetarian dish
Select 4 nice large Iceberg Lettuce leaves
2 Tbsp Olive Oil
3 Cloves Garlic, minced
2 inch slice of Ginger, grated
2 Scallions, chopped including greens
4 ounces of boneless, skinless Chicken
1/2 cup of grated Carrot
1/2 cup of shredded Cabbage
2 cups Bean Sprouts
2 Tbsp Lime Juice
2 Tbsp Soy Sauce
1/2 cup fresh Basil (whole or chopped)
Slice raw Chicken Breast into thin strips and cut any longer strips into 2 inch lengths.
Select 4 nice Iceberg lettuce leaves
Mince garlic, chop scallions, grate ginger and carrots, shred cabbage, chop basil (if desired)
Heat Olive Oil in large skillet or wok.
Add garlic, ginger and scallions and saute for about a minute.
Add sliced chicken breast, carrots, and cabbage and saute for two or three minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
Add the lime juice and soy sauce stirring constantly. Add the bean sprouts and stir fry one minute longer.
Take a whole lettuce leaf and place 2 or 3 tablespoons of filling in the center. Top with fresh basil. Fold the lettuce into a wrap by folding the bottom edge of the lettuce up over the filling, then bring in the two sides, and eat!
Makes 4 wraps.
Number of Servings: 4
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user RDEPASS.