Chicken and Cashews in Lettuce Wraps

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 379 calories
    • Calories 38 calories from fat
    • Fat 14 g
    • Sat Fat 2 g
    • Cholesterol 94 mg
    • Sodium 385 mg
    • Protein 38 g
    • Carbohydrate 25 g
    • Sugar 15 g
    • Fiber 2 g

Combine the soy sauce and honey in a small bowl. Set aside.Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.Season the chicken with ½ teaspoon pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until it begins to brown, about 3 minutes.Lower heat to medium and stir in the garlic and ginger. Add the scallions and cook for 1 minute.Stir in the water chestnuts and half the soy sauce mixture. Continue cooking until the chicken is cooked through, about 4 minutes. Remove from heat and sprinkle with the cashews.Divide the lettuce leaves among plates and spoon the chicken over the top. Serve with the remaining soy sauce mixture for drizzling.

Ingredients

  1. Check 3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  2. Check 3 tablespoons honey
  3. Check 2 tablespoons canola oil
  4. Check 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  5. Check black pepper
  6. Check 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  7. Check 1 tablespoon grated ginger
  8. Check 1 bunch scallions, trimmed and sliced
  9. Check 1 8-ounce can sliced water chestnuts, drained
  10. Check 1/4 cup roasted unsalted cashews
  11. Check 1 small head Boston or Bibb lettuce, leaves separated

Directions

  1. Combine the soy sauce and honey in a small bowl. Set aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Season the chicken with ½ teaspoon pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until it begins to brown, about 3 minutes.
  4. Lower heat to medium and stir in the garlic and ginger. Add the scallions and cook for 1 minute.
  5. Stir in the water chestnuts and half the soy sauce mixture. Continue cooking until the chicken is cooked through, about 4 minutes. Remove from heat and sprinkle with the cashews.
  6. Divide the lettuce leaves among plates and spoon the chicken over the top. Serve with the remaining soy sauce mixture for drizzling.