Mu Shu Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Mu Shu Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe
Photo: Brian Woodcock; Styling: Cindy Barr

 

Lettuce wraps are a fresh alternative to pancakes or tortillas. If you can't find Bibb lettuce, iceberg will work.

Yield:

Serves 4 (serving size: 3 wraps)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 193
Fat 8.5 g
Satfat 1.6 g
Monofat 4.1 g
Polyfat 2.4 g
Protein 15.9 g
Carbohydrate 13.2 g
Fiber 3.4 g
Cholesterol 38 mg
Iron 1.3 mg
Sodium 534 mg
Calcium 79 mg

Ingredients

2 tablespoons lower-sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon dry sherry
1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
1 teaspoon rice vinegar
1 tablespoon dark sesame oil
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger
1 (14-ounce) package coleslaw (about 4 cups)
6 ounces shredded skinless, boneless rotisserie chicken breast (about 1 1/2 cups)
1/2 cup sliced green onions, divided
12 Bibb lettuce leaves
1/4 cup chopped cashews

Preparation

1. Combine first 4 ingredients (through rice vinegar) in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk.

2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add garlic and ginger to pan; sauté 30 seconds. Add soy sauce mixture and coleslaw; cook 1 minute, stirring frequently. Add chicken and 1/4 cup onions to pan; cook 1 minute or until coleslaw just begins to wilt. Divide chicken mixture evenly among lettuce leaves; sprinkle evenly with remaining 1/4 cup onions and cashews.

Note:

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Laraine Perri,

January 2014
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