Chicken and Cashews in Lettuce Cups

Chicken and Cashews in Lettuce Cups
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 371.8
  • Total Fat: 13.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 98.6 mg
  • Sodium: 549.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 20.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.4 g
  • Protein: 42.3 g

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Introduction

This is one of my favorite recipes, pair with homemade fried rice or brown rice for the perfect dinner! This is one of my favorite recipes, pair with homemade fried rice or brown rice for the perfect dinner!
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    3 Tbsp low-sodium soy sauce (or tamari, a wheat free soy sauce)

    3 Tbsp honey or agave nectar

    2 Tbsp canola oil

    1.5 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into pieces

    Pepper

    2 cloves garlic, finely chopped

    1 Tsp grated ginger

    3-4 scallions, sliced

    5 oz. can water chestnuts, drained, chopped

    1/4 Cup roasted unsalted cashews

    Boston, Bibb, or Butter lettuce, leaves seperated

Directions

Combine soy sauce and honey or agave in small bowl, set aside.

Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat.

Add chicken, sprinkle with pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally until almost cooked through.

Lower heat to med. and stir in the garlic and ginger. Add scallions and cook for 1 min. Stir in water chestnuts and half the soy sauce mixture. Continue to cook until chicken is cooked through. Remove from heat, sprinkle with cashews.

Divide lettuce leaves amond plates and spoon chicken over top. Serve with remaining soy sauce mixture for drizzling.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MNICOLE17.

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