Sunday, August 3, 2014

Recipe of the Day


Sweet and Spicy Lettuce Wraps


This recipe provides 6 servings (serving size: 2 lettuce cups).


Ingredients:


1) 1 cup water
2) 2 cups cider vinegar
3) 1/2 cup sugar
4) 1 teaspoon sea salt
5) 2 tablespoons sliced Serrano Chile
6) 1 medium size garlic clove, crushed
7) 1 cup-matchstick-cut carrot
8) 1 1/2 cups shredded skinless, boneless rotisserie chicken breast
9) 1 1/2 cups shredded skinless, boneless rotisserie chicken drumstick or thigh
10) 12 butter lettuce leaves
11) 24 English cucumber slices
12) 6 tablespoons dry-roasted peanuts, chopped
13) 1/4 cup torn fresh mint


Instructions:

1) Combine first 6 ingredients in a medium saucepan. Bring mixture to a boil; cook 20 mins. on medium-high heat. Remove from heat. Stir in carrot to soften. Add chicken to carrot mixture; let stand five minutes. Drain and discard liquid.

2) Place approximately 1/4 cup chicken mixture in each leave lettuce, and top each lettuce leaf with two cucumber slices, 1 1/2 teaspoons peanuts, and 1 teaspoon of mint.


Nutritional value per serving:

Calories: 150
Protein : 18 grams
Sodium: 300 mg
Fat: 7 grams
Fiber: 1 gram
Cholesterol: 60 mg
Carbs:  5 grams






Enjoy!



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