Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Peanut-Miso Sauce

Randy Mayor; Mary Catherine Muir
These are similar to summer rolls, but we used lettuce leaves in place of rice paper wrappers.

Yield:

6 servings (serving size: 2 wraps and 2 tablespoons sauce)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 285
Caloriesfromfat 24 %
Fat 7.7 g
Satfat 1.7 g
Monofat 3.3 g
Polyfat 2.2 g
Protein 23.1 g
Carbohydrate 31.8 g
Fiber 5 g
Cholesterol 48 mg
Iron 1.8 mg
Sodium 431 mg
Calcium 43 mg

Ingredients

1/3 cup reduced-fat peanut butter
1/4 cup honey
3 tablespoons yellow miso (soybean paste)
2 tablespoons water
2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
Cooking spray
1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
12 romaine lettuce leaves
2 cups (2-inch) julienne-cut carrot
2 cups (2-inch) julienne-cut peeled jicama
1 cup (2-inch) julienne-cut seeded peeled cucumber
1 cup fresh bean sprouts
1 cup shredded red cabbage

Preparation

Combine first 6 ingredients in a bowl; stir well with a whisk. Set aside.

Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 4 minutes on each side or until done. Cut the chicken into 1/8-inch-thick slices.

Cut off the raised portion of the main vein of each lettuce leaf. Divide chicken evenly among lettuce leaves; top with carrot, jicama, cucumber, bean sprouts, and cabbage, dividing evenly. Roll up, and secure with a pick. Serve with sauce.

Note:

March 2001