Asian Chicken Salad Lettuce Cups

Entertaining is easy with a fresh-tasting appetizer that can be ready in 15 minutes.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 24

2
cups finely chopped cooked chicken
4
medium green onions, diagonally sliced (1/4 cup)
1
can (8 oz) sliced water chestnuts, drained, finely chopped
1/2
cup spicy peanut sauce (from 7-oz bottle)
1
tablespoon chopped fresh mint leaves
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
24
small (about 3 inch) Bibb lettuce leaves (about 1 1/2 heads), breaking larger leaves into smaller size
1/2
cup chopped roasted salted peanuts

  • 1 In medium bowl, mix all ingredients except lettuce and peanuts.
  • 2 Spoon about 2 tablespoons chicken mixture onto each lettuce leaf. Sprinkle with peanuts.

Expert Tips

Increase the crushed red pepper flakes to 1/2 teaspoon if you like spicy-hot food.

If you have leftover fresh mint leaves, drop a few in a pitcher of iced tea for a refreshing summer drink.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
60
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
35mg
35%;
Total Carbohydrate
2g
2%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.