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Asian Chicken Salad Lettuce Cups

“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


  • 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


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

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  • prism101
    Jan 19, 2013

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  • SarahM916
    Dec 20, 2011

    So light and tasty! Great recipe!

  • sooperwife
    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!!!

  • hollygroff
    Jun 12, 2011

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  • dpeaches409
    May 25, 2011

    Supper quick and super taste.

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    Mar 26, 2010

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