Monday, February 2, 2015

Asian Lettuce Wraps- 21 Day Fix Approved


Asian Lettuce Wraps- 21 Day Fix Approved


I love lettuce wraps!  There is something about the cool crunch of the lettuce mixed with the warm flavorful filling that is just so yummy!  So here is a recipe that is 21 Day Fix approved.  So Yummy!

Another great Asian inspired 21 Day Fix approved food are these Chicken Skewers with Peanut Sauce. Give these a try as well!




21 Day Fix Approved
21 Day Fix Asian Lettuce Wraps



Lettuce Wraps Ingredients

Filling

1 1/2 pounds ground chicken
1 red bell pepper, cut into large dice
1/2 Medium Onion, diced
1 large clove garlic, minced


Sauce

1/2 cup soy sauce
2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar, or more to taste
1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
1/2 cup chunky peanut butter
3 tablespoons hot water
3 tablespoons soy sauce

Wraps

4 large leaves of iceberg lettuce
2 carrots, shredded
1 tablespoon chopped green onion, or to taste
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro

Directions

  1. Cook and stir ground chicken in a large skillet until the meat is crumbly and no longer pink, about 10 minutes. Drain excess grease. Stir red bell pepper, onion and garlic into chicken; cook and stir until pepper and onion is slightly softened, about 5 more minutes.
  2. Whisk 1/2 cup soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, ginger, and sesame oil in a bowl; pour over chicken mixture. Cook and stir chicken mixture with sauce over low heat until flavors have blended, 5 to 10 minutes.
  3. Mix peanut butter with hot water in a small bowl until smooth; stir 3 tablespoons soy sauce into the mixture. Set dipping sauce aside.
  4. Form lettuce leaves into cup shapes and fill with chicken mixture. Top lettuce wraps with shredded carrots, sprinkle with green onion and cilantro, and a spoonful of peanut dipping sauce.
If following the fix- portion out 1 red into 4 lettuce leaves and add 1/2 green of carrots between the 4 and divide 1 orange of sauce between the 4. 

1 red, 1- green and 1 orange

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2 comments:

  1. The other night I made the meat into meatballs instead. this was ingenious! Made it super easy to eat :)

    Just make meatballs about 1 oz each and bake on a baking sheet 400 for 30 minutes.

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  2. about how many servings does this recipe make?

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