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Lettuce Wraps

Lettuce Wraps

Fans of Asian food will flip over these pretty lettuce packets, filled with a blend of minced chicken, peanuts, gingerroot, and sesame.

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  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 16
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Sauce

1/2
cup apricot preserves
1/3
cup fresh lime juice
2
tablespoons lite soy sauce
2
garlic cloves, minced
1
teaspoon cornstarch

Wraps

1
tablespoon dark sesame oil or vegetable oil
2
boneless skinless chicken breast halves, finely chopped
1/2
cup chopped seeded cucumber
1/2
cup grated carrot
2
tablespoons chopped peanuts
1
teaspoon grated gingerroot
1
teaspoon chopped garlic
16
leaves (about 2 heads) butterhead (Bibb or Boston) lettuce

Directions

  • 1 In small bowl, combine preserves, lime juice, soy sauce and garlic; mix well. Spoon 1/4 cup sauce into 1-cup measuring cup. Stir in cornstarch until smooth; set aside. Refrigerate remaining sauce in bowl until serving time.
  • 2 Heat oil in medium skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken; cook 5 to 7 minutes or until browned, stirring frequently. Stir in cucumber, carrot, peanuts, gingerroot and garlic. Stir in reserved sauce with cornstarch. Cook 2 to 3 minutes or until bubbly and thickened, stirring constantly. Spoon mixture into shallow dish. Cover; refrigerate 30 minutes or until cooled.
  • 3 Spoon 2 tablespoons chicken mixture onto center of each lettuce leaf. Fold sides of lettuce in toward center; roll up like burrito. Secure with toothpicks. Place seam side down on serving platter. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until serving time. Serve wraps with sauce.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/16 of Recipe
Calories
70
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
90mg
90%;
Total Carbohydrate
9g
9%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
14%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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