Introduction: One-Pan Honey Sriracha Lime Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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Need a quick weeknight meal that's easy on the waistline? These one-pan honey sriracha lime chicken lettuce wraps are packed with flavor and make for a low-carb, quick-fix meal, sure to please the pickiest of eaters. You can make takeout-style chicken with just one pan, in under thirty minutes, and without the added calories, fat, sodium, and unpronounceable/unrecognizable (aka unhealthy) ingredients!

Step 1: Ingredients

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1 Tbsp olive oil

1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast cut into 1-inch cubes

1 cup water

1/4 cup honey

3 Tbsp low-sodium soy sauce

2 - 3 Tbsp sriracha

Zest and juice of one lime

2 Tbsp arrowroot starch or cornstarch mixed with 2 Tbsp cold water (to form a "slurry")

2 tsp black sesame seeds

1 head Boston or bibb lettuce

Optional add-ins:

Grated carrot

Sliced jalapeño pepper

Sliced bell pepper

Diced celery

Riced cauliflower

Sliced avocado


Step 2:

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Heat olive oil in large skillet or saucepan over medium heat and cook 6 to 8 minutes, flipping pieces midway, until chicken is cooked through.

Step 3:

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Add water, honey, soy sauce, sriracha, lime zest and juice, and arrowroot or cornstarch slurry. Stir until well combined.

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Bring mixture to a boil over medium heat, stirring frequently. Allow sauce to thicken, about 3 to 5 minutes, and then remove from heat.

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Stir in sesame seeds.

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Serve chicken immediately on lettuce leaves with or without optional add-ins!


KathiVan (author)2016-02-24

How many servings does this recipe make? I want to make it tonite but not sure if I should double the recipe

wold630 (author)2016-02-23

Looks amazing! Can't wait to see what you cook up next!

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