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Asian-Style Lettuce Wraps

You can use rotisserie chicken from your grocery store's deli department in this recipe to save time. For added crunch, stir chopped cucumber or diced water chestnuts into the chicken mixture. Serve with an Asian dipping sauce or peanut sauce, if desired.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2008

  • Yield: 12 servings (serving size: 1 chicken-filled lettuce wrap)
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes
  • Other: 5 Minutes


  • 2 garlic cloves, finely minced
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 12 small, tender Bibb or iceberg lettuce leaves, rinsed, drained, and dried


Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring well with a whisk. Add shredded chicken and herbs, and toss to combine. Let stand 5 minutes.

Spoon about 2 1/2 tablespoons chicken mixture in center of each lettuce leaf.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 50
  • Fat: 1.3g
  • Saturated fat: 0.3g
  • Protein: 7.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 1.9g
  • Cholesterol: 20mg
  • Iron: 0.5mg
  • Sodium: 151mg
  • Calories from fat: 23%
  • Fiber: 0.2g
  • Calcium: 10mg

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