Introduction: Chris's Lettuce Wrap

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A summer wrap, light and packed with nutrients. A great meal to stay healthy without giving up taste.
For vegetarian/vegan make aioli with avocado and obviously 86 chicken :)

Step 1: Ingredients

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6 to 10 romaine leaves (depending on size)
1/2 cup of rice
1 chicken breast
1 cucumber
1 or 2 avocados (depending on size)

For the aioli:
2 garlic cloves
1 tblspn basil
1/2 cup of mayo

For the vinaigrette:
1 tblspn of olive oil
2 tblspn balsamic vinegar
Salt and pepper for taste

Step 2: Cook Rice

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For 1/2 cup of rice follow instructions but it should be around 1 1/4 cup of water.
Place rice and water in a pot.
Bring to boil.
Let simmer for 20 min on mid-low with lid.
Turn burner off, remove lid and let sit for 5 min.
Put rice in a bowl and place in fridge to cool down.

Step 3: Season Chicken

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Cut your breast in 1/2 and season both sides well.

Step 4: Cook Chicken and Cool Sous-vide

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Place about 1tblspn of olive oil in a pan and raise heat to mid-high.
Once pan is hot sear chicken on both sides.
Check to reach 165C to remove any pathogens.
Turn burner off and let chicken cool down for a minute.
Place chicken in a ziplock bag and put in a ice bath.

Step 5: Dice Cooled Chicken

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Once the breast is cooled down all the way (I'm talking cold here no warmth at all) dice the breast and set in a bowl aside.

Step 6: Make Aioli

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Mince 2 cloves of garlic and place in a mixing bowl.
Add 1 tblspn of dried basil.
Add 1/2 cup of mayo.
Mix very well so every bite will have garlic and basil.

Step 7: Make Vinaigrette for Cucumbers

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In a small bowl combine:
1 tblspn olive oil.
2 tblspn balsamic vinegar.
Salt and pepper for taste.
Let sit don't mix yet

Step 8: Peel and Dice Cucumbers.

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Peel and dice cucumbers.

Step 9: Mix Cucumber and Vinaigrette

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Mix up the vinaigrette with a fork real well.
Add cucumber.
Mix them both well

Step 10: Dice Avocado

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Dice avocado and set in a bowl on the side.

Step 11: Prep Station

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Make sure you have everything out:
Diced chicken
Cooled cooked rice
Cucumber with vinaigrette
Romaine leaves

Step 12: Make the Wraps ! (finally!!!)

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On a lead of romaine:
Spread aioli thin
Add rice
Add cucumber
Add chicken
Add avocado
Add happiness because you're done !

Step 13: Enjoy !

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Your hard work pays off, enjoy this little healthy treat.
Questions or comments ? If you make this and have ideas and changes please let me know I'd love to improve this dish !


MsSweetSatisfaction (author)2014-08-17

It's so delicious looking! The aioli looks soooo good! Thanks for sharing!

aeyanna (author)2014-08-15

Healthy and wonderful !!!

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