Eating a little healthier can be a New Year’s resolution for both children and adults. In the meantime, after the holidays, you might want to ditch heavier meats. Maybe you’re looking for healthier alternatives to your take-out favorites. Or if you’re a picky eater parent, are you looking for creative ways to get your kids to eat their veggies. Do any of these scenarios apply to you? If so, try this Asian Chicken Salad Wrap; this could be just the dish you are looking for!
Low in carbs but still packed with delicious protein, this Asian Chicken Lettuce Wrap makes the perfect no-rice appetizer or substitute for a main course! Chicken salad wrap is common fare at American-Chinese restaurants like PF Chang’s. Salad cups are hearty filled with shredded chicken, diced vegetables, and a hearty, gooey sauce that’ll make your mouth water. Think of it like a tiny Lumpia – only without the Lumpia shell! The Chicken Salad Wrap is the right way to enjoy something light yet filling.
Quick and easy to make at home, this Asian Chicken Salad Wrap is sure to become a new favorite!
What’s in this Asian Chicken Salad Wrap?
meat and vegetables
This tasty and filling dish features CDO Homestyle Chicken Flakes in Oil as the main protein. It’s tender and delicious, with the slices so thin and flaky you don’t have to worry about hard parts! Easily digestible and easy to enjoy, these chicken flakes are the perfect alternative to that heavy beef or pork you might have indulged in during the holidays. Plus, their compact size makes cooking even easier!
But this Chicken Salad Wrap isn’t just chicken! A variety of vegetables come into play to ensure your dish is as healthy as it is hearty. For starters, you have your carrots, which not only add dynamic texture to the dish, but make it more appealing with their bright orange color! Similarly, singkamas adds a depth of flavor that pairs exceptionally well with your chicken salad wrap. Combine these with your green and white or red onions and you have a dish bursting with goodness! And of course you place all these components on a crisp and tasty lettuce leaf. This Chicken Salad Wrap proves that eating veggies doesn’t have to be a bad thing!
Tasty, sweet and savory sauce
But it’s not just the meat and veggies that make this chicken salad wrap stand out! Adding an absolute to this already delicious concoction umami and appetizing sauce! This blend of soy sauce, vinegar, sesame oil, and hoisin sauce results in an incredibly flavorful and vibrant condiment where all the different flavors come to life. Some people even add peanut oil or peanut butter to give the dish a nuttier and richer flavor. Regardless, once you’ve tried your chicken salad wrap with it, you’ll never want it without!
How to Make Asian Chicken Salad Wrap
Preparing your Asian Chicken Salad Wrap couldn’t be easier! You will spend most of your time chopping your veggies and making sure you get just the right size for your wraps. But the cooking process itself is incredibly simple! You will be stir frying your veggies, which means cooking your dish with little oil over high heat. This quick cooking method ensures you’ll be enjoying your meal in no time!
After chopping and dicing your vegetables, wash your lettuce under running water and peel apart the leaves. When done, heat oil in a wok and sauté your onion for 35 seconds. Add 450 grams of CDO Homestyle Chicken Flakes in Oil. Cook your chicken flakes until the liquid has completely evaporated, then add your carrots and singkamas. Cook for 1 minute, then add soy sauce, vinegar, sesame oil and hoisin sauce. Stir together your chicken and veggies. Add your scallions for extra flavor! Don’t forget to season with salt and ground black pepper to taste.
Transfer your chicken to a serving bowl and serve alongside your fresh salad. If you like, you can scoop up some of the chicken mix yourself and make the chicken salad wrap for your guests in advance! Regardless, at this stage, your dish is ready to go! Serve it, share it and enjoy with your loved ones!
Let’s toast this new year to healthy eating – which doesn’t mean you can’t eat tasty too! Let us know what you think of this Asian Chicken Salad Wrap!
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Asian Chicken Salad Wrap
Simple salad wrap with CDO Chicken Flakes in Oil
- 1 lettuce
- 450 grams CDO Homestyle Chicken Flakes in Oil
- ½ Cup green onion chopped
- 1 Onion chopped
- ¼ Cup carrot chopped
- 1 Cup jicama diced (singkamas)
- 2 teaspoon soy sauce
- ½ teaspoon white wine vinegar
- 1½ teaspoon sesame oil
- 2½ tablespoon Hoisin sauce
- Salt and ground black pepper to taste
Wash the lettuce under running water and pull the leaves apart. Put aside.
Heat oil in a wok. Sauté onion for 35 seconds.
Add chicken flakes. Continue cooking until the liquid has completely evaporated.
Add carrot and jicama. Boil 1 minute.
Add soy sauce, vinegar, sesame oil and hoisin sauce. stir.
Add the spring onions to the wok and season with salt and ground black pepper as needed.
Pour into a serving bowl. Serve with a fresh salad.
Surcharge. Share and enjoy!
Calories: 139kcal | Carbohydrates: 10G | Protein: 19G | Fat: 2G | Saturated Fatty Acids: 0.5G | Polyunsaturated fat: 1G | Monounsaturated fatty acids: 1G | Trans fats: 0.002G | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 470mg | Potassium: 370mg | Fiber: 3G | Sugar: 4G | Vitamin A: 2306ie | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 2mg