Ginger Citrus Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Ingredients

  • 1 lb (450 g) chicken tenders
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) each salt and black pepper
  • 2   green onions
  • 1   medium carrot, peeled
  • 1 cup (250 mL) red seedless grapes
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) light mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) Ginger Citrus Rub or Asian Seasoning Mix
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) frozen shelled edamame, thawed
  • 12   medium or large Bibb lettuce leaves, washed and patted dry
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) slivered almonds, toasted (optional)

Directions

  1. Arrange chicken in Small Ridged Baker; season with salt and pepper. Cover with paper towel and microwave on HIGH 5-6 minutes or until juices run clear and internal temperature reaches 165ºF (74ºC). Remove chicken from baker to Stainless (4-qt./4-L) Mixing Bowl; cool in freezer.  

  2. Thinly slice green onions; set aside. Using Julienne Peeler, cut carrot into long strips. Cut strips into small pieces. Place all of the grapes in Close & Cut. Using Color Coated Chef’s Knife, cut grapes in half (see Cook’s Tips). 

  3. For dressing, in (2-cup/500-mL) Prep Bowl, whisk mayonnaise, soy sauce and rub or seasoning mix with Stainless Mini Whisk.  

  4. Remove chicken from freezer and chop into small pieces with Salad Chopper. Add green onions, carrot, grapes, edamame and dressing to mixing bowl. Mix until combined with Small Mix ‘N Scraper®

  5. Arrange lettuce leaves on serving platter . Using a heaping Large Scoop, place chicken salad evenly onto lettuce leaves. Sprinkle with almonds, if desired. 

Yield:

  • 6  servings of 2 wraps 

Nutrients per serving:

U.S. Nutrients per serving (2 wraps): Calories 160, Total Fat 5 g, Saturated Fat 0.5 g, Cholesterol 50 mg, Sodium 420 mg, Carbohydrate 10 g, Fiber 1 g, Protein 19 g 

Cook's Tips:

Press down on the top of the Close & Cut and use a sawing motion to cut the grapes. The tip of the knife should stay outside of the Close & Cut when slicing.  

To toast almonds, spread in bottom of Small Micro-Cooker®. Microwave, covered, on HIGH 2-4 minutes or until lightly toasted, stirring frequently. Cool completely.
 

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