A quick vinegar soak keeps the chicken moist and intensely flavorful in this light dish.

Julianna Grimes
Recipe by Cooking Light March 2014

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Jennifer Causey; Styling: Ginny Branch

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
25 mins
total:
40 mins
Yield:
Serves 6 (serving size: 2 lettuce cups)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine first 6 ingredients in a medium saucepan. Bring mixture to a boil; cook 20 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in carrot; let stand 10 minutes to soften. Add chicken to carrot mixture; let stand 5 minutes. Drain and discard liquid.

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  • Place about 1/4 cup chicken mixture in each lettuce leaf, and top each lettuce leaf with 2 cucumber slices, 1 1/2 teaspoons peanuts, and 1 teaspoon mint.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

147 calories; fat 7g; saturated fat 1.4g; mono fat 3.2g; poly fat 1.6g; protein 17.5g; carbohydrates 4.7g; fiber 1g; cholesterol 58mg; iron 1mg; sodium 265mg; calcium 25mg.