Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Recipe by Sandra MyersCourse: Lunch


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Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps – perfect for lunch, dinner, or even as a tasty appetizer. Each wrap has only 165 calories!


  • 1 pound (450 grams) boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut into bite seized pieces

  • 4 tablespoons oyster sauce

  • 4 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil or olive oil

  • 2 cloves garlic minced or grated

  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger

  • 1 teaspoon chili paste

  • 1/3 cup (50 grams) raw cashews

  • 8 Boston lettuce leaves

  • Toppings (optional): thinly-sliced basil, sesame seeds


  • Place the chicken in a zip lock bag with the oyster sauce, soy sauce and chili paste.
  • Let the chicken marinate for 10 minutes.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add 1 tablespoon of sesame oil, garlic, ginger, and cook for 30 seconds or until fragrant.
  • Increase the heat to medium high, add the chicken and the remaining oil, and stir-fry until cooked through, about 5 minutes.
  • Once the chicken is cooked, add the cashews and cook for another 1-2 minutes.
  • Spoon the mixture into the individual lettuce leaves, top with basil and sesame seeds and serve.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

  • Amount Per ServingCalories330
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 8.1g 13%
    • Saturated Fat 1.3g 7%
  • Cholesterol 41.1mg 14%
  • Sodium 568mg 24%
  • Total Carbohydrate 7.4g 3%
    • Dietary Fiber 2.1g 9%
    • Sugars 2g
  • Protein 17g 34%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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