Asian Ground Chicken Cups

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With their scrumptious flavor and low-carb nutritional profile, Asian lettuce cups are getting a lot of attention lately. These nutritious Asian Ground Chicken Cups are no exception! The oh-so simple recipe calls for lean ground chicken, clean veggies, and garnishes like bell pepper, and grated ginger. Large lettuce leaves cradle the chicken and veggie mixture and offer a cold, juicy contrast to the warm and chewy meat.

Bean sprouts top the vibrant lettuce cups, adding a delicate crunch to the dish. As a plus, we’ve chosen lower sodium soy sauce to keep your salt intake in check. These yummy cups make the ultimate Asian-style appetizer to treat your dinner party guests or to enjoy as a light lunch!

Asian Ground Chicken Cups

Asian Ground Chicken Cups

Yields: 4 servings | Serving Size: 2 cups | Calories: 224 | Total Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 98mg | Sodium: 294mg | Carbohydrates: 6g | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Protein: 22g | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 6 |

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon lite soy sauce, optional Tamari
  • 1 pound lean ground chicken
  • 8 large iceberg lettuce leaves
  • 2 scallions, sliced
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, stemmed, seeded, and diced
  • 1 cup bean sprouts, well cleaned (optional)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2-inches peeled ginger, grated

Instructions

  1. Add ground chicken to a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Allow to cook until there is no pink color and chicken is cooked through. Drain off any fat and place chicken in a bowl while preparing other ingredients.
  2. Add to the same skillet the sesame oil, ginger, bell pepper, and (optional) sprouts. Cook on medium-low for 5 more minutes, stirring occasionally. Add garlic and cook for one minute more. Return chicken to skillet and add soy sauce. Cook for an additional 1-2 minutes or until chicken is heated through.
  3. Fill each of the lettuce cups with an even amount of the meat mixture. Top with the fresh scallions and enjoy!
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