Crunchy Chicken-Cilantro Lettuce Wraps

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Crunchy Chicken-Cilantro Lettuce Wraps

Keep things light as a main course or an appetizer with lettuce wraps filled with chicken.

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  • 4 ServingsServings

Ingredients

  • Sauce:3 Tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce 45 mL
  • 2 Tbsp granulated sugar 30 mL
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice 30 mL
  • 1 Tbsp canola oil 15 mL, 1 Tbsp water 15 mL
  • 1 - 1 1/2 tsp orange zest 5 - 7 mL
  • 1/4 tsp dried red pepper flakes 1 mL
  • Filling:2 cups bagged coleslaw mix 500 mL
  • 1/2 of (8 oz/225 g) can sliced water chestnuts, drained and cut in half 1/2
  • 1/2 cup frozen green peas, thawed 125 mL
  • 1 cup pre-cooked diced chicken breast 250 mL
  • 1/3 cup (1 1/2 oz/ 42.5 g) dry roasted peanuts, toasted 75 mL
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves 60 mL

Preparation

1 Combine sauce ingredients in a small bowl and whisk until well blended. Combine filling ingredients in a medium bowl.

2 To serve, arrange three lettuce leaves on each of four dinner plates and spoon equal amounts of filling on top. Serve with sauce on the side. Have people roll up their own lettuce wraps and dip into sauce.

Source: canolainfo.org