Chicken and Medjool Date Lettuce Wraps

Chicken and Medjool Date Lettuce Wraps

Ingredients

Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup light olive oil vinaigrette

  • 1/4 cup Natural Delights Medjool dates, coarsely chopped and pitted (about 4 dates)

  • 1-2 cloves garlic

Salad:

  • 2 1/2 cups cold, cooked chicken, cut in 6 mm cubes

  • 2/3 cup Natural Delights Medjool Dates, pitted, cut in 6 mm cubes

  • 2/3 cup red bell pepper, cut in 6 mm cubes

  • 1/2 cup green onions, sliced

  • 12 small butter lettuce leaves

  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted

Preparation

  1. Puree all dressing ingredients in a small blender or food processor until smooth. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. (May be prepared several days ahead and stored tightly covered in the refrigerator.)

  2. Place the chicken, dates, bell pepper and green onions in a medium bowl. Drizzle with the dressing and toss well to coat.

  3. Spoon equal amounts of chicken mixture into lettuce leaves and sprinkle
4 servings
Total Time: 20 minutes

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

Energy: 370 kJ (Cal); Fat: 12 g; Saturated Fat: 1.5 g; Trans Fat: 0 g; Monounsaturated Fatty Acids: 3.85; Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids: 1.65; Cholesterol: 75 mg; Sodium: 300 mg; Potassium: 624 mg; Carbohydrates: 36 g; Fibre: 5 g; Sugar: 29 g; Protein: 31 g; Vitamin A: 35%; Vitamin C: 70%; Calcium: 8%; Iron: 15%.