Butterhead Lettuce Chicken Wraps

 A plate of butter lettuce chicken wraps

Finally! It's over! I can breath again. December was B-U-S-Y! With anniversary, birthdays, Christmas, family gatherings, office parties, New Years celebration and a lot of packing and unpacking behind, I can now go back to creating salads. I was happy to learn from all the holiday events and cooking, I didn't gain a pound! Most of us will make a new year resolution that involves our weight or health, which it's always easy to keep. If you made a new years resolution, read in my recent post here how to achieve it. 

This next recipe was an inspiration from a trip my husband and I took recently to Hawaii. Butterhead lettuce is a great choice for sandwiches and wraps. It is available at a low cost all year round. The dark green leaves provide more beta carotene and vitamin C than paler leaves. Combining it with protein like chicken is always a great idea. Sesame seeds will provide you with heart health and hormone balance.

Yield: 5

Butterhead Lettuce Chicken Wraps

ingredients:

Ingredients:
  • 1 pound ground chicken thighs
  • 1/2 yellow onion, ground or chopped thinly
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons tamari sauce
  • 1 tablespoon teriyaki sauce
  • 1 butterhead lettuce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

instructions:

How To:
  1. Ground up 1 pound chicken and 1/2 yellow onion, if you haven't already. Set aside.
  2. Heat up 1 tablespoon olive oil in a medium size skillet, on medium temperature.
  3. Add in chicken, onion, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
  4. Stirring occasionally, cook until chicken is no longer pink (5 minutes).
  5. Add in 3 tablespoons tamari sauce and 1 tablespoon teriyaki sauce. Give it a good stir and turn off the heat.
  6. Take butterhead lettuce apart and fill in each lettuce slice with chicken.
  7. Sprinkle sesame seeds on top and enjoy!

calories

689

fat (grams)

50.3

sat. fat (grams)

11.3

protein (grams)

42

sugar (grams)

7.4
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