Southwestern Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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You won’t miss any of the flavors of a traditional taco. This recipe has got it all except the carbs!   Perfect as an appetizer, lunch or dinner.

Feel free to change the spice levels to suite your own taste.

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander
  • 2 Chicken breasts ( can use ground chicken)
  • 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1-2 bell peppers, diced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • Lettuce leaves ( romaine, napa, iceberg, etc)
  • Optional garnish: tomato, red onion, green onion, avocado, cilantro

Avocado Cilantro Dressing

  • 1 avocado, pit removed
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • Zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 Tablespoon cilantro
  • 3 Tablespoons water ( more as needed)
  • Pinch of salt

Directions

In a bowl, combine salt, pepper,  oregano, garlic powder,  turmeric, cumin, chili powder and coriander.  Rub chicken breasts with oil and coat with spice mixture on both sides.

Heat 2 Tablespoons of oil in a large skillet and cook chicken until no longer pink in the middle. Set aside. When cool, cut into small strips or bite size pieces.

Heat 1 Tablespoon of oil in the same skillet.  Sauté bell peppers, onions and garlic for a few minutes.  Add in chicken and sauté until  chicken is cooked through.

To assemble: Place chicken and vegetables on top of lettuce leaves.  Top with desired garnish and drizzle avocado cilantro dressing on top.

Dressing: Combine all ingredients together a blender and process until smooth, adding more water as needed.

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