We enjoy these healthy chicken lettuce covers filled with honey dijon marinaded chicken, hummus, and veggies These lettuce covers are fresh, simple, therefore yummy! Dive to the Healthy Chicken Lettuce Covers

Making Chicken and Hummus Lettuce Covers

We are consumed with these low-carb lettuce covers. Initially, we fill lettuce entrusts hummus, veggies, feta cheese, and honey-dijon marinaded chicken breast. Then, to top all of it off, we sprinkle over some dairy-free tahini sauce.

For additional taste, we marinade the chicken in a mix of Dijon mustard, honey, and garlic, and after that prepare them on the range. Do not miss our ideas listed below for cooking juicy skinless chicken breasts!

How to Make Healthy Lettuce Wraps with Chicken and Hummus

To take these lettuce concludes a notch, we utilize homemade hummus (a must-try) and marinade the chicken. Making a batch of homemade hummus is quite basic, so if you are interested, please take a look at our recipe and detailed video demonstrating how to make it.

The chicken is simple to make, too. We marinade the chicken in a mix of Dijon mustard, honey, and garlic for additional taste. The chicken just requires thirty minutes in the marinade, however it can remain there longer if you would like.

Marinating Honey Dijon Chicken

We utilize our preferred approach for cooking chicken breasts in thisrecipe We scorch one side of the chicken, turn it, refuse the heat, and cover the pan up until it is prepared in the middle. This approach ensures juicy chicken breasts. Please view our video demonstrating how to prepare juicy chicken breasts to see us do it. We likewise utilize the very same cooking approach when making our recipe for lemon chicken with a cucumber and feta salad.

Healthy Lettuce Wraps with Chicken and Hummus

When your chicken is all set, slice it into strips and construct your lettuce covers. We enjoy utilizing butter lettuce for lettuce covers– the leaves are a best size and are so tender. Iceberg, Bibb, Boston, and little gem work, too. Cabbage leaves are likewise a fantastic choice!

Include a dollop of hummus, your preferred veggies, feta cheese, a drizzle of our dreamy tahini sauce, or your preferred salad dressing, and you are all set to take pleasure in!

We hope you include these basic, healthy lettuce covers to your supper rotation quickly. You will enjoy them. We sure do! If you liked our lettuce covers, have a look at these light and well balanced meals:

Recipe upgraded, initially published February 2016. Considering that publishing this in 2016, we have actually modified the recipe to be more clear.– Adam and Joanne

Healthy Honey Dijon Chicken Lettuce Covers

  • COOK

We enjoy these healthy chicken lettuce covers filled with honey dijon marinaded chicken, hummus, and veggies. We enjoy our homemade hummus however usage store-bought hummus if you require to. We likewise make our tahini dressing (it’s basic). If you do not have the time to make it, utilize your preferred salad impersonating an alternative.

Makes 4 portions or enough for 12 lettuce covers

You Will Require

Honey Dijon Chicken

2 boneless skinless chicken breasts (6 to 8 ounces each)

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

1 teaspoon pure honey

2 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice (about half a lemon)

2 garlic cloves, peeled and squashed

1/4 teaspoon sea salt

1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

1 tablespoon canola oil

Lettuce Covers

12 durable lettuce leaves, iceberg, bibb, butter, Boston and little gem work well

1 cup hummus, see our homemade hummus recipe

1/4 hothouse or seedless cucumber, cut into thin strips

1/2 red or yellow bell pepper, seeded and cut into thin strips

1/4 cup fresh parsley leaves and tender stems

1 ounce feta cheese, fallen apart

1/4 cup tahini sauce or preferred salad dressing, see our tahini sauce recipe


  • Prepare Chicken
  • Whisk mustard, honey, lemon juice, garlic cloves, salt, and red pepper flakes in a little meal that will fit both chicken breasts. Include the chicken and toss to coat. Marinade for thirty minutes at space temperature level or as much as 2 hours in the fridge.

    To prepare the chicken, heat oil in a medium stainless-steel frying pan with a cover over medium heat up until the oil looks shimmery. Thoroughly lay chicken breasts into the hot frying pan. Prepare up until the chicken is golden brown on one side, 3 to 5 minutes. Considering that there are mustard and honey in the marinade, the chicken will darken rapidly.

    Thoroughly turn the chicken breasts and cover them with a cover. Turn the heat to low and cook up until an instant-read thermometer checks out 165 ° Fahrenheit when placed into the thickest part of the breast, about 15 minutes. Transfer the chicken to a cutting board and enable it to rest for 5 minutes prior to slicing it on a diagonal into 1/2-inch strips.

    • Make Lettuce Covers
    • Divide the hummus, chopped veggies, parsley, and feta cheese in between the lettuce leaves. Include a piece or 2 of chicken, then leading with tahini sauce or dressing.

Adam and Joanne’s Tips

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Nutrition Per Portion: Serving Size 3 lettuce covers (1/4 of the recipe) / Calories 308 / Overall Fat 19.5 g / Hydrogenated Fat 3.3 g / Cholesterol 16.7 mg / Salt 392.3 mg / Carb 23.9 g / Dietary Fiber 4.9 g / Overall Sugars 4.9 g / Protein 11.7 g

AUTHOR: Adam and Joanne Gallagher

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