As promised, here is another fresh summer recipe from Get Your Rear in Gear “Ask the Trainer” expert Chris Freytag. Enjoy this light, tasty, recipe with yummy summer flavors. This recipe can also be found in her Choose This! Cookbook.
Curry Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: none
You Will Need:
2 cups shredded store-bought rotisserie chicken, skin removed
1/2cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
1 cup sliced celery
3 green onions, sliced
1/2 cup chopped cashews
1 1/4 teaspoons curry powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
8 large butter lettuce leaves, rinsed
In a large mixing bowl, combine shredded chicken, yogurt, celery, onions, cashews, curry powder, salt and pepper to create Curry Chicken Salad.
Lay out lettuce leaves and scoop an equal amount of the chicken salad into the center of each leaf.
Starting at one end, roll the stuffed lettuce leaves into a wrap, placing seam-side down to hold together. Serve chilled.
Lettuce makes a wonderful and low-carbohydrate substitution for white or even whole wheat wraps or bread. While I do appreciate good whole grain bread for its great fiber content, skipping the bread in these wraps saves at least 100 calories.
— Chris Freytag
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Also see Chris’ Southwestern Sweet Pepper Nachos.