Asian Chicken Salad Lettuce Cups Recipe
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Asian Chicken Salad Lettuce Cups Recipe

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“I serve this salad in lettuce leaves or in pita pockets to friends who enjoy something a bit out of the ordinary. This is fast, easy, a bit exotic and, best of all, delicious.” If you like peanut butter, this is the chicken salad for you! Mary Bergfeld - Eugene, Oregon
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 3/4 cup reduced-fat sesame ginger salad dressing
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 packages (6 ounces each) ready-to-use grilled chicken breast strips
  • 4 cups chopped cucumbers
  • 1 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 3/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/4 cup grated carrot
  • 8 Bibb or Boston lettuce leaves
  • Chopped fresh cilantro, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 237 calories, 13g fat (3g saturated fat), 42mg cholesterol, 1253mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 19g protein .


  1. In a small bowl, whisk the first seven ingredients. In a large bowl, combine the chicken, cucumbers, pepper, onions and carrot. Drizzle with dressing; toss to coat. Chill until serving. Serve on lettuce leaves. Garnish with cilantro if desired. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Asian Chicken Salad in Simple & Delicious March/April 2009, p51

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SarahM916 143759
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2011

"So light and tasty! Great recipe!"

sooperwife 165359
Reviewed Oct. 21, 2011

"You can't believe all the flavors that meld together! My husband loved it. I have handed this recipe out many times. Thanks!!!"

dpeaches409 113786
Reviewed May. 25, 2011

"Supper quick and super taste."

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