Need an easy recipe that transforms your favorite Asian Chicken salad into a healthy lunch? Check out these lettuce cups holding the most delicious healthy Asian salad. This gluten-free lunch idea is terrific and leftovers taste so good!
2 cups leftover cooked chicken, chopped
10.5-ounce can No Sugar Added mandarin oranges,
2 stalks celery, diced
½ cup shredded carrots
1 cup purple cabbage, finely shredded or chopped
2 green onion, thinly sliced
¼ cup sliced almonds
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
1 large Bibb lettuce
Sesame Ginger Dressing
1/3 cup rice vinegar
1/4 cup soy sauce
3 tablespoons sesame seeds
1 tablespoons brown sugar
2 teaspoons fresh ginger, grated
1 garlic clove, grated
1 1/2 teaspoons sesame oil
In a large bowl, combine cooked chicken, mandarin oranges, celery, carrots, cabbage, almonds, green onions, salt and pepper. Add in ½ cup of dressing and toss to combine.
Refrigerate dressing for up to 1 week.
To serve, place 1/2 cup – 3/4 cup chicken salad inside a few lettuce leaves. Fold in the sides, roll to eat.
In a large bowl, combine dressing ingredients with a whisk. Transfer to a glass jar and refrigerate up to 1 week. Dressing recipe yields approximately 1 cup.