Filed Under: Side, thai, Under 20 Mins, Vegetables

Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps

A light, refreshing twist on the classic chicken wrap – no cutlery required!

April 8th, 2012

Recipe by Kim Cooper
Photography by James Tse
Food styling by David Grenier
Prop styling by Lara McGraw

Servings
8
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
0 minutes
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1/4 Cup vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 red pepper, finely diced
  • 3 green onions, finely diced
  • 1 can 284-mL mandarin orange segments, drained
  • 1/2 Cup chopped unsalted cashews (omit if packing for a school lunch)
  • 2 Cups bean sprouts
  • 2 Cups cooked chicken, chopped
  • 1 head iceberg or butter lettuce
  • 1/2 Cup dry chow mein noodles
Directions
  1. In a small bowl, whisk together sugar, soy sauce, oils and vinegar. Set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, combine next 6 ingredients and add dressing, mixing well.

  3. To serve, place 1/2 cup chicken mixture in centre of a lettuce leaf and wrap up like a burrito. Sprinkle noodles on top to serve.

Nutrients Per Serving

Nutrients per serving: Calories 260 Fat 16g Protein 15g Carbs 17g Fibre 2g

Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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