Easy Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe – Quick Chicken Dinner with Pizzaz

Type 2 Diabetes and Easy Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe

These easy Chicken Lettuce Wraps recipe from Holly Clegg’s KITCHEN 101 cookbook makes a great diabetic chicken dinner! Did you know that 8% of our population has diabetes and 6.2 million people are unaware they have the disease? With Team Holly, even these healthiest recipes are delicious. If you have diabetes, don’t fret as we promise, with these easy, delicious recipes, you won’t feel deprived, you will feel fortunate that you can eat healthier, enjoy all your favorite foods, and feel better! One of Holly’s favorite ever email was from a gentleman who said, “I wish the word diabetes wasn’t on the cover of a book, so more people would use the book.” After that, Holly created KITCHEN 101 and Eating Well to Fight Arthritis cookbook both with a “D” throughout the book to indicate diabetic-friendly recipes!

Chicken Stir-Fry Lettuce Wraps
Fast and fantastic, this enjoyable light meal of  easy chicken lettuce wraps recipe with Asian flavors comes together easily with cooked chicken, bell pepper, edamame and sweet mango with a super sauce.
Servings8 wraps



onionhalved and thinly sliced


red bell pepperseeded and thinly sliced


minced garlic

1 1/2teaspoons

grated fresh ginger

Hearty dash red pepper flakes


shelled edamame


low sodium soy sauce


seasoned rice vinegarI love the garlic flavored kind!


teaspoon cornstarchmixed with 1water


chopped skinless rotisserie chicken breast


chopped mango


chopped peanuts

Boston or red tip lettuce leaves

hoisin sauceoptional

In large nonstick skillet, sauté onion and bell pepper, cooking until onion is almost tender, about 5 minutes.

Add garlic, ginger, red pepper flakes and edamame; stirring, about 1 minute.

Stir in soy sauce, vinegar, and cornstarch mixture, heating mixture until thickens.

Remove from heat and add chicken, mango and peanuts. Spoon mixture onto lettuce and wrap. Serve with hoisin sauce, if desired.

Recipe Notes

Per Serving: Calories 104 kcal Calories from Fat 24% Fat 3 g Saturated Fat 0 g Cholesterol 32 mg Sodium 172 mg Carbohydrates 8 g Dietary Fiber 2 g Total Sugars 5 g Protein 13 g Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 other carbohydrate, 1 1/2 lean meat

Terrific Tip: I serve my wraps with hoison sauce. 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger may be used for fresh ginger.

Best Rotisserie Chicken Recipe from KITCHEN 101 Cookbook

Who doesn’t like stopping at the grocery to pick up a Rotisserie chicken?! Rotisserie chicken is one of our all-time favorite time-saving tips. In fact there is a whole chapter of Rapid Rotisserie Chicken Recipes in Holly Clegg’s KITCHEN 101 cookbook. You won’t believe how many healthy shredded diabetic chicken recipes in this chapter. During the Thanksgiving/Christmas holiday season use that leftover turkey in place of chicken to turn it into a new quick, easy and healthy recipe.

Stock Your Pantry with Healthy Recipe Ingredients

Kikkoman Light Soy Sauce, 10 Ounce (Pack of 2)Nakano Seasoned Rice Vinegar with Garlic, 12 oz.Dynasty Hoisin Sauce, 7 oz, 2 pk

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