Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe

Cashew chicken lettuce wraps recipe - Dr. Axe

This cashew chicken lettuce wraps recipe is full of flavor, healthy fats and high in protein! It’s healthy, easy to make and a favorite of many!


Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe

Total Time: 15-20 minutes
Serves: 3-4

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons tamari or coconut aminos
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1½ pounds chicken breasts, cut into ¾ inch pieces
  • sea salt and black pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger root
  • 1 bunch scallions, trimmed and sliced
  • One 8 ounce can sliced water chesnuts, drained
  • ¼ cup roasted, unsalted cashews
  • 1 small head Boston or Bibb lettuce, leaves separated

Directions:

  1. Combine tamari and honey/agave in a small bowl, set aside.
  2. Heat oil in large skillet over med/high heat. Season chicken with sea salt and pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until chicken begins to brown, about 3 min.
  3. Lower heat to medium and stir in garlic and ginger. Add scallions and cook for 1 min. Stir in water chesnuts and soy sauce mixture. Continue to cook until chicken is cooked through, about 4 min. Remove from heat and sprinkle with cashews.
  4. Divide lettuce leaves among individual plates and spoon chicken over the top.

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2 Comments

  1. NoraWriter on

    Now THOSE are some good instructions! Can’t wait to try this. Thanks for listening to us :)

    One question, would pan roasting the cashews be bad?

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