Thai Inspired Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Thai Inspired Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 274.7
  • Total Fat: 12.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 52.5 mg
  • Sodium: 911.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.2 g
  • Protein: 25.7 g

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Introduction

from the Prevention Magazine Website. This is one of my favorite weeknight meals. It can be made ahead and reheated (just leave out the peanuts) and makes a great lunch the next day. from the Prevention Magazine Website. This is one of my favorite weeknight meals. It can be made ahead and reheated (just leave out the peanuts) and makes a great lunch the next day.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 tablespoon peanut oil
    3 cloves garlic, minced
    1 1" piece ginger, finely chopped
    2 cups bean sprouts
    5 mushrooms, sliced
    2 medium carrots, julienned or grated
    2 scallions, sliced into thin rings
    1/2 cup thinly sliced green cabbage
    2 cups cooked chicken, cut into 1" cubes
    1 tablespoon lime juice
    1 tablespoon mirin (rice wine)
    1 tablespoon sugar
    1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
    2 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
    1/2 teaspoon anchovy paste or 2 tablespoons fish sauce
    8 inner iceberg lettuce leaves
    1 cup basil leaves, cut into thin slices
    1/4 cup unsalted peanuts, chopped

Directions

Directions
1.HEAT the peanut oil in a wok or large skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and ginger and cook for 1 minute. Add the bean sprouts, mushrooms, carrots, scallions, and cabbage. Stir briefly and cover. Cook over medium-low heat for 10 to 15 minutes, or until the vegetables are almost soft.
2.WHILE the vegetables are cooking, combine the chicken with the lime juice, mirin, sugar, sesame oil, soy sauce, and anchovy paste or fish sauce in a medium bowl.
3.ADD the chicken and the lime juice mixture to the vegetables and cook for 5 minutes, or until the chicken is warm.
4.SERVE in the lettuce leaf cups, topped with the basil and peanuts.


Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NICOLERENE.

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