We love these wholesome rooster lettuce wraps crammed with honey dijon marinated rooster, hummus, and veggies. These lettuce wraps are contemporary, straightforward, and so tasty! Jump to the Healthy Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Making Hen and Hummus Lettuce Wraps
We’re obsessive about these low-carb lettuce wraps. First, we fill lettuce leaves with hummus, veggies, feta cheese, and honey-dijon marinated rooster breast. Then, to prime all of it off, we drizzle over some dairy-free tahini sauce.
For additional taste, we marinate the rooster in a mix of Dijon mustard, honey, and garlic, after which prepare dinner them on the range. Don’t miss our suggestions beneath for cooking juicy skinless rooster breasts!
To take these lettuce wraps up a notch, we use selfmade hummus (a must-try) and marinate the rooster. Making a batch of selfmade hummus is fairly easy, so in case you are , please have a look at our recipe and step-by-step video displaying how one can make it.
The rooster is simple to make, too. We marinate the rooster in a mix of Dijon mustard, honey, and garlic for additional taste. The rooster solely wants half-hour within the marinade, however it might probably keep there longer if you need.
We use our favourite technique for cooking rooster breasts on this recipe. We sear one facet of the rooster, flip it, flip down the warmth, and canopy the pan till it’s cooked within the center. This technique ensures juicy rooster breasts. Please watch our video displaying how one can prepare dinner juicy rooster breasts to see us do it. We additionally use the identical cooking technique when making our recipe for lemon rooster with a cucumber and feta salad.
When your rooster is prepared, slice it into strips and construct your lettuce wraps. We love utilizing butter lettuce for lettuce wraps — the leaves are an ideal measurement and are so tender. Iceberg, Bibb, Boston, and little gem work, too. Cabbage leaves are additionally a fantastic choice!
Add a dollop of hummus, your favourite veggies, feta cheese, a drizzle of our dreamy tahini sauce, or your favourite salad dressing, and you might be able to take pleasure in!
We hope you add these easy, wholesome lettuce wraps to your dinner rotation quickly. You’ll love them. We certain do! If you happen to cherished our lettuce wraps, check out these mild and wholesome meals:
Recipe up to date, initially posted February 2016. Since posting this in 2016, now we have tweaked the recipe to be extra clear. – Adam and Joanne
Wholesome Honey Dijon Hen Lettuce Wraps
We love these wholesome rooster lettuce wraps crammed with honey dijon marinated rooster, hummus, and veggies. We love our selfmade hummus however use store-bought hummus if it’s essential. We additionally make our tahini dressing (it’s easy). If you happen to don’t have the time to make it, use your favourite salad dressing instead.
Makes 4 servings or sufficient for 12 lettuce wraps
You Will Want
Honey Dijon Hen
2 boneless skinless rooster breasts (6 to eight ounces every)
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon pure honey
2 tablespoons contemporary squeezed lemon juice (about half a lemon)
2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 teaspoon crushed purple pepper flakes
1 tablespoon canola oil
12 sturdy lettuce leaves, iceberg, bibb, butter, Boston and little gem work effectively
1 cup hummus, see our selfmade hummus recipe
1/4 hothouse or seedless cucumber, minimize into skinny strips
1/2 purple or yellow bell pepper, seeded and minimize into skinny strips
1/4 cup contemporary parsley leaves and tender stems
1 ounce feta cheese, crumbled
1/4 cup tahini sauce or favourite salad dressing, see our tahini sauce recipe
- Put together Hen
- Make Lettuce Wraps
Whisk mustard, honey, lemon juice, garlic cloves, salt, and purple pepper flakes in a small dish that can match each rooster breasts. Add the rooster and toss to coat. Marinate for half-hour at room temperature or as much as 2 hours within the fridge.
To prepare dinner the rooster, warmth oil in a medium stainless-steel skillet with a lid over medium warmth till the oil seems to be shimmery. Rigorously lay rooster breasts into the recent skillet. Cook dinner till the rooster is golden brown on one facet, 3 to five minutes. Since there are mustard and honey within the marinade, the rooster will darken rapidly.
Rigorously flip the rooster breasts and canopy them with a lid. Flip the warmth to low and prepare dinner till an instant-read thermometer reads 165° Fahrenheit when inserted into the thickest a part of the breast, about quarter-hour. Switch the rooster to a reducing board and permit it to relaxation for five minutes earlier than slicing it on a diagonal into 1/2-inch strips.
Divide the hummus, sliced greens, parsley, and feta cheese between the lettuce leaves. Add a slice or two of rooster, then prime with tahini sauce or dressing.
Adam and Joanne’s Ideas
Vitamin Per Serving: Serving Measurement 3 lettuce wraps (1/4 of the recipe) / Energy 308 / Whole Fats 19.5g / Saturated Fats 3.3g / Ldl cholesterol 16.7mg / Sodium 392.3mg / Carbohydrate 23.9g / Dietary Fiber 4.9g / Whole Sugars 4.9g / Protein 11.7g