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Southwestern Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Spicy Chipotle Dipping Sauce

Oxmoor House
Prep time 7 mins
Cook time 2 mins
Yield 6 servings (serving size: 2 wraps and 2 tablespoons sauce)
Crisp iceberg lettuce cradles a Southwest-inspired mix of rice, beans, chicken, and salsa. Find fresh salsa in the produce section of your supermarket. It generally has 50 percent less sodium than bottled salsa, and it tastes like it's homemade.

Ingredients

  • 1 (8.8-ounce) package microwaveable precooked whole-grain brown rice (such as Uncle Ben's Ready Rice)
  • 2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 3/4 cup fresh salsa
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onion (about 3)
  • 1 (15-ounce) can reduced-sodium black beans (such as Bush's), rinsed and drained
  • 12 iceberg lettuce leaves
  • Spicy Chipotle Dipping Sauce

Nutrition Information

  • calories 211
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 5.3 g
  • satfat 2.1 g
  • monofat 1.3 g
  • polyfat 0.5 g
  • protein 18.6 g
  • carbohydrate 21.4 g
  • fiber 3.3 g
  • cholesterol 48 mg
  • iron 1.6 mg
  • sodium 183 mg
  • calcium 52 mg

How to Make It

  1. Prepare rice according to package directions. Place rice in a large bowl. Stir in chicken and next 3 ingredients. Spoon chicken mixture evenly in center of lettuce leaves. Fold in edges of leaves; roll up, and secure with wooden picks. Serve with Spicy Chipotle Dipping Sauce.

Cook's Notes

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