Healthy Asian Chicken Lettuce Cups Recipe | Yummly

Healthy Asian Chicken Lettuce Cups

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Whether you're running out the door and need a healthy meal in a hurry, or just want to take it easy in the kitchen, these light and refreshing lettuce cups are a great solution. (And the recipe is easy to double if you need more servings.) For wrappers, you can opt for crunchy iceberg lettuce or softer butter lettuce. The recipe is a Yummly original created by Sara Mellas.


  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4 inch fresh ginger (peeled)
  • 2 tablespoons tamari (or soy sauce)
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 large carrot
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 4 ounces water chestnuts (canned, drained)
  • 2 scallions
  • 12 ounces Tyson® Grilled & Ready® Chicken Breast Strips (can also use Tyson® Grilled & Ready® Chicken Breast Fillets or Tyson® Grilled & Ready® Oven Roasted Diced Chicken Breast)
  • 8 leaves iceberg lettuce (or butter lettuce, large; use a few more if leaves are smaller)
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium22% DV520mg
    Fat2% DV1.5g
    Protein6% DV3g
    Carbs8% DV24g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories120Calories from Fat10
    Total Fat1.5g2%
    Saturated Fat0g0%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat10
    Total Carbohydrate24g8%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A80%
    Vitamin C90%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Sarah Besserer a month ago
    Yummy and fast! And low calorie aswell which is great!
    KittenTsunami 3 months ago
    Made with fresh chicken! Even better
    Paul McKay 4 months ago
    Didn’t have ginger or scallions but they still turned out great!
    Anna 4 months ago
    So easy to make. It is light and fresh. Will definately make again
    Blonde Nicole 8 months ago
    Better with cooking chicken in the tamari, rice vinegar, garlic, and ginger mix. We used ginger piwder instead, still came out very good!
    Hollie Stevens a year ago
    We make this all the time now. Makes a lot of servings, and tastes delicious! We usually use a rotisserie chicken, just because our local market has some really good flavored ones - we’re partial for the lemon peppered and it goes great with the recipe.
    Naomi a year ago
    Lettuce cups for the win! I did a few things differently: -Added only a 1/2 tsp. of honey -Added about 1 tsp. of Chinese Five Spices -Added Teriyaki sauce and went heavier on the rice vinegar -Baked the contents before putting it into the lettuce cups (came out very savory) Next time I think I'll add peanuts. Overall, great and super easy recipe. Looking forward to making it again.
    Katie a year ago
    very sweet and weird taste. only had sweet soy in the cupboard so would only recommend with normal soy