Chicken and Cashew Lettuce Wrap Recipe

Easy Chicken Recipes

Makes 6-8 lettuce wraps

Ingredients:

SAUCE

2 Tbsp reduced sodium soy sauce

1 Tbsp rice vinegar

1 Tbsp Swerve granulated sugar (or brown sugar for non-diabetics)

1/4 tsp ground red pepper

1/4 tsp ground ginger

1 tsp sesame oil

CHICKEN

2 chicken breasts (about 3/4 lb. total), diced

8 leaves of greenleaf or iceburg lettuce

3 Tbsp olive oil

1 cup onion, diced

2 garlic cloves, minced

1 tsp reduced sodium soy sauce

1/4 cup cashews, chopped

Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. For the sauce, mix all ingredients making sure to dissolve brown sugar. Set aside.
  2. Heat canola oil in pan over medium to medium high heat. Add diced chicken and brown (about 4-5 minutes). Remove chicken from oil. Add onions, garlic and soy sauce to pan; brown. When onions and garlic are brown and tender, add stir fry sauce, browned chicken, and cashews. Saute mixture for a few minutes and remove from heat.
  3. Spoon chicken mixture into individual lettuce leaves. Add your favorite hot sauce, more cashews or basil. Serve with rice.