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Heart Healthy Lettuce Wraps


Course Appetizer
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Author Terra Walker

Ingredients

  • 1.5 lbs. Diced Chicken Breast 680.3 g
  • 1 can Bamboo Shoots, julienne
  • 1 can Water Chestnuts, diced
  • 2/3 Cup Diced Red Onion 151 g
  • 2 Cloves Garlic, diced
  • 2 tbsp Crushed Pineapple 28 g (optional)
  • 1/4 Cup Soy Sauce 60 ml
  • 1 Cup Peanut Sauce 237 ml
  • 1 Cup Mixed Nuts, chopped 225 g
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 Crown Romaine lettuce, cleaned

Instructions

  1. Dice chicken breast, season with salt, pepper, and garlic powder, and cook over medium heat until lightly browned.

  2. While chicken is cooking, separate lettuce leaves and rinse. Let dry in a colander or on some paper towels.

  3. Add bamboo shoots, water chestnuts, red onion, garlic, and mixed nuts, and stir. 

  4. When onions are translucent, add soy sauce, crushed pineapple, and peanut sauce. Stir until sauce is warm.

  5. Put a scoop of chicken mixture into lettuce leaf, wrap, and eat.