Sesame & Ginger Chicken

Top lettuce leaves with a medley of chicken, red pepper, and carrots followed by a sprinkling of crunchy peanuts to make a main-dish recipe in less than 30 minutes.



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Ingredients
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    1   pound 
    skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut into bite-size strips
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    1/4  cup 
    bottled light Asian-style dressing with sesame and ginger
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    2   cups 
    packaged julienned carrots
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    1/8  teaspoon 
    crushed red pepper
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    1   head 
    butterhead lettuce, leaves separated
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    1/4  cup 
    honey-roasted peanuts, chopped
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    Lime wedges

Directions
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Sprinkle chicken lightly with salt and pepper. Lightly coat a large skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook and stir for 3 minutes or until browned. Add 1 tablespoon of the dressing and the carrots to skillet; cook and stir for 2 to 3 minutes more or until carrots are crisp-tender and chicken is no longer pink. Stir in red pepper. On a large platter arrange 4 stacks of lettuce leaves. Serve by filling leaves with chicken mixture. Sprinkle with nuts. Serve with remaining dressing and lime wedges.
Tip
  • Stack lettuce on plates. Top with chicken-carrot mixture. Sprinkle with chopped nuts. Serve with remaining dressing and lime wedges. Serves 4.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 231, Fat, total (g) 7, chol. (mg) 66, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 12, Monosaturated fat (g) 0, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0, fiber (g) 3, sugar (g) 7, pro. (g) 29, vit. A (IU) 10301, vit. C (mg) 6, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 13, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 1, Folate (g) 44, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0, sodium (mg) 436, Potassium (mg) 563, calcium (mg) 50, iron (mg) 2, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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