If you’re a chicken salad fan and you love sweet and savory food combos, this meal is for you! Thai Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps are a tasty meal prep option for a quick lunch at the ready. If you need a little more carbs in your life, sandwich this deliciousness between slices of whole wheat bread. Some like it hot, so kick it up with a little heat by mixing in a little sweet chili sauce.
Recipe courtesy of Kristina LaRue, RD, CSSD at www.loveandzest.com.
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon rice vinegar
2 tablespoons honey
1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
3 cups (16 ounces) shredded skinless rotisserie chicken breast
1 cup shredded carrots
1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
1/2 cup golden raisins
1/4 cup chopped green onions
1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
6 cabbage leaves
1/4 cup crushed peanuts, for garnish
1 lime, juiced
- In a small bowl, stir together garlic, soy sauce, rice vinegar, honey, peanut butter & yogurt.
- In a separate bowl, toss together chicken, carrots, bell pepper, raisins, onions, & cilantro.
- Pour dressing over chicken mixture, and toss gently to coat.
- Serve chicken salad in cabbage leaves & tip with crushed peanuts and a squeeze of fresh lime juice.
Nutrition [per wrap]: 312 calories, 9 grams fat, 1 gram saturated fat, 110 milligrams cholesterol, 599 milligrams sodium, 28 grams carbohydrate, 4 grams fiver, 22 grams sugar, 32 grams protein, 79% vitamin A, 114% vitamin C, 6% calcium, 8% iron.