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  • Writer's pictureJenn Clayton

Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Low calorie, low point and a GREAT lunch packed with TONS of protein!! Yum!


Low carb, high , EASY make ahead Lunch or Dinner! Pair with rice or your favorite carb!


RECIPE:

  • 1 lb (450 g) boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut into bite size pieces or ground chicken

  • 4 tablespoons oyster sauce

  • 4 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil or olive oil

  • 2 cloves garlic minced or grated

  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger

  • 1 teaspoon chili paste

  • ⅓ cup (50 g) raw cashews

  • 8 Boston lettuce leaves

  • Toppings (optional): thinly-sliced basil, sesame seeds


  • Place the chicken in a zip lock bag with the oyster sauce, soy sauce and chili paste.

  • Let the chicken marinate for 10 minutes.

  • Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add 1 tablespoon of sesame oil, garlic, ginger, and cook for 30 seconds or until fragrant.

  • Increase the heat to medium high, add the chicken and the remaining oil, and stir-fry until cooked through, about 5 minutes.

  • Once the chicken is cooked, add the cashews and cook for another 1-2 minutes.

  • Spoon the mixture into the individual lettuce leaves, top with basil and sesame seeds and serve.

  • Enjoy!


8 Servings (2 wraps per serving)

115 calories

6g fat

4g carbs

11g protein


Recipe inspiration from aseasyasapplepie.com






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