Bake-Off® Contest 40, 2002
Mesa, Arizona

Spicy Asian Lettuce Wraps

Asian dinner made easy with Green Giant® Create a Meal!® stir-fry meal starter. Enjoy these spicy chicken and lettuce wraps – a flavorful skillet dish.

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  • prep time 50 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

2
tablespoons vegetable oil
2
tablespoons chili-garlic sauce
2
tablespoons soy sauce
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
tablespoon sugar
2
tablespoons peanut butter
2
tablespoons water
1
lb boneless skinless chicken breast halves, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
bag (19 oz) Green Giant™ Create a Meal!® frozen stir-fry lo mein meal starter
8
large leaves Bibb lettuce
1 1/2
cups grated carrots
1/3
cup chopped peanuts
1/4
cup finely chopped green onions
2
tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro, if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In small bowl, mix 1 tablespoon of the oil, the chili-garlic sauce, soy sauce, garlic, sugar, peanut butter and water until smooth. Set aside.
  • 2 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken; cook 5 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until chicken is no longer pink in center. Remove chicken from skillet; cover to keep warm.
  • 3 In same skillet, heat soy sauce mixture over medium-high heat until hot. Add contents of bag of meal starter; cook 6 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until vegetables are crisp-tender. Add chicken; stir to coat. Remove from heat.
  • 4 Pat lettuce dry with paper towel; arrange on part of large serving platter. Spoon carrots onto platter next to lettuce. Arrange chicken mixture on platter. Sprinkle with peanuts, onions and cilantro.
  • 5 To serve, top each letttuce leaf with chicken-vegetable mixture and carrots. Wrap lettuce around filling.
  • 1 In small bowl, mix 1 tablespoon of the oil, the chili-garlic sauce, soy sauce, garlic, sugar, peanut butter and water until smooth. Set aside.
  • 2 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken; cook 5 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until chicken is no longer pink in center. Remove chicken from skillet; cover to keep warm.
  • 3 In same skillet, heat soy sauce mixture over medium-high heat until hot. Add contents of bag of meal starter; cook 6 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until vegetables are crisp-tender. Add chicken; stir to coat. Remove from heat.
  • 4 Pat lettuce dry with paper towel; arrange on part of large serving platter. Spoon carrots onto platter next to lettuce. Arrange chicken mixture on platter. Sprinkle with peanuts, onions and cilantro.
  • 5 To serve, top each letttuce leaf with chicken-vegetable mixture and carrots. Wrap lettuce around filling.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
630mg
630%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
18g
18%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
90%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.