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Chicken Lettuce Wraps - Dietitian's Choice Recipe
Chicken Lettuce Wraps - Dietitian's Choice Recipe

Category: Appetizer | Serves: 2

(248 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 190
Protein: 19 g
Carbs: 16 g
Fat: 5 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 649 mg
Fiber: 1 g

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You might recognize these as one of your favorite Asian inspired menu items. Now you can bring them to your kitchen! Serve them as an appetizer or for lunch!
1 ounce cellophane noodles (bean threads)
1-2 tablespoons lite soy sauce
1 teaspoon chili paste (found in the Ethnic section) or red pepper flakes to taste
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1 cup chopped, cooked chicken breast (about 3-4 ounces cooked)
1/4 cup shredded carrots
1/4 cup red onion
6 large Romaine or Boston lettuce leaves
1 Cover cellophane noodles with boiling water and let stand for 5 minutes or until softened. Drain and rinse under cool water. Chop noodles.
2 While noodles are soaking, combine red onion, shredded carrots, soy sauce, chili paste and sesame oil in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk.
3 Add noodles and chicken to mixture and toss well to coat. Spoon about 1/4-1/3 cup into each lettuce leaf and roll up.
4 Yield: 6 wraps/ 1 serving: 3 wraps

Ratings & Reviews
(248 ratings)
Lettuce wraps great alternative
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I have made this and love it, but it inspired me to try lots of other fillings - egg salad made with greek yogurt, tuna ...
Sep 27, 2010
Good Idea!
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Last night we made this recipe, but used venison rather than chicken, and added zuchinni and chopped garlic. It was ...
Feb 01, 2009
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What an excellent recipe. The only thing it leaves out is how to prepare the chicken. I simply fryed it up in an iron ...
Sep 19, 2006
great recipe
Reviewed By: Diet.com Member
its was a great recipe
Aug 08, 2006
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