Recipe: Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Peanut-Ginger Sauce

recipe: Sandwiches and Wraps

These chicken lettuce wraps with peanut-ginger sauce are SO good. Easy to prep and makes for the best leftovers.

These Thai chicken lettuce wraps are sublime. Made with chicken strips marinated in yogurt and spices, plus a creamy, drool-worthy peanut ginger sauce, it’s the perfect crowd-pleasing recipe. Plus, the peanut-ginger dipping sauce goes great with vegetables, pita chips and more so be sure to keep any leftovers.

Total Time: 90 minutes

Yield: 8 serving(s)

Ingredients

  • For the Chicken
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2.5 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 1/4 inch piece fresh ginger, chopped
  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken strips (16 tenders)
  • For the Peanut-Ginger Sauce
  • 1/2 cup natural peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup canned coconut cream (from top of can) plus 3 tablespoons coconut liquid from bottom of can
  • 2 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 8 butter head lettuce wraps
  • For assembly
  • Handful fresh cilantro
  • Chopped green onions
  • Red grapes, halved
  • Roasted Peanuts

Directions

  1. Combine yogurt with spices in a medium bowl. Add chicken and mix together. Place in a ziploc bag and marinate 1 hour (up to overnight).
  2. Place all ingredients for sauce in a blender and blend until smooth. Add additional coconut liquid to thin. Set aside or refrigerate if marinating chicken for more than an hour.
  3. Once chicken has marinated, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a wok or saucepan. Add chicken and cook until done. Heat in batches if necessary.
  4. To serve, put 2 tenders into each butter head wrap and garnish with toppings and peanut sauce.

Nutrition Information Per Serving

Serving Size: 1 wrap with 2 tenders and toppings

Calories: 271

Protein: 29 gram(s)

Fat: 11 gram(s)

Carbohydrates: 11 gram(s)

Fiber: 3 gram(s)

Sugar: 6 gram(s)

*Recipe adapted from "Chicken Satay" on PureWow.com.

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Printed from GetHealthyU.com

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