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Spicy Asian Lettuce Wraps

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Spicy Asian Lettuce Wraps
  • Prep 50 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Ingredients 14
  • Servings 8
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Asian dinner made easy with stir-fry meal starter. Enjoy these spicy chicken and lettuce wraps – a flavorful skillet dish.
Updated Aug 26, 2016
Bake-Off® Contest 40, 2002
Bake-Off® Contest 40, 2002
Maria Baldwin
Mesa, Arizona

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) 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

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.

Nutrition Information

240 Calories, 11g Total Fat, 18g Protein, 18g Total Carbohydrate, 7g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
100
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
630mg
26%
Potassium
310mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
18g
6%
Dietary Fiber
2g
11%
Sugars
7g
Protein
18g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
90%
90%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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