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Asian Lettuce Wraps with Hoisin Dipping Sauce

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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons pomegranate juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 2 cups coleslaw mix or broccoli slaw mix
  • 3/4 cup frozen shelled edamame, thawed
  • 1/2 cup matchstick carrots
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 medium jalapeño pepper,* seeded and sliced into thin strips
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked diced chicken
  • 1 ounce toasted peanuts
  • 12 Bibb lettuce leaves or romaine leaves

Directions

Combine hoisin sauce, pomegranate juice, sugar, and orange peel in small bowl; set aside.

Combine coleslaw, edamame, carrots, cilantro, and jalapeño in medium bowl. Add chicken and peanuts; toss gently.

Arrange lettuce leaves on large plate. Spoon about 1/3 cup mixture on top of each lettuce leaf and drizzle with 1 teaspoon sauce.

*Note: Jalapeño peppers can sting and irritate the skin, so wear rubber gloves when handling peppers and do not touch your eyes.

Yield: 4 servings. Serving size: 3 wraps.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 198, Carbohydrates: 20 g, Protein: 14 g, Fat: 8 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 25 mg, Sodium: 176 mg, Fiber: 4 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 Bread/Starch, 1 Fat, 1 Meat.


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