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Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps

These low carb, healthy Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps are full of veggies and flavor you won't even miss the original version.

Course Dinner
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 469 kcal
Author Lauren

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 2 large cloves garlic grated
  • 1.25 lbs. ground chicken or turkey
  • 1 small zucchini diced
  • 1/2 cup carrot shredded
  • salt to taste

for the sauce-

  • 1/2 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon seasoned rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 3/4 cup bean sprouts
  • 3 scallions chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped cashews toasted
  • cilantro for garnish
  • Butter lettuce leaves for serving
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Instructions

  1. Preheat large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add in olive oil, onions and garlic. Cook until softened, 3 minutes. Add in ground chicken, zucchini, carrot, salt and pepper. As the meat cooks, break it apart into crumbles.
  2. While the meat is cooking, stir all ingredients for the sauce together in a small bowl.
  3. Once chicken is thoroughly cooked, pour in sauce and cover to simmer 5-7 minutes.
  4. Right before serving, stir in bean sprouts, scallions, cashews and cilantro. Scoop into butter lettuce cups and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Amount Per Serving
Calories 469 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28g 43%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 121mg 40%
Sodium 610mg 25%
Potassium 1128mg 32%
Total Carbohydrates 27g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 18g
Protein 30g 60%
Vitamin A 57.2%
Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 4.7%
Iron 17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.