Southwest Chicken Caesar Lettuce Wraps with Crispy Tortilla Strips

stovetop cooking

Prep & Cook Time: 10-15 min.

Cook Within: 4 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Milk, Eggs

Calories Conscious
Carb Conscious
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A pop star recently sang that it was all about that bass. (By recently we mean six years ago… plenty recent to us!) Well, these wraps are all about the crunch: the lettuce cups provided a watery delight to the teeth, and the tortilla strips a subtle snap. (And let's not sleep on the amazing flavors of southwestern Caesar salad filling up that crunch.)

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 4 oz. Black Beans
  • 3 oz. Corn Kernels
  • ¼ oz. White Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 Head of Butter Lettuce
  • Info
    1 oz. Grated Parmesan
  • Info
    1.26 oz. Mayonnaise
  • ½ oz. Tortilla Strips
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 12 oz. Diced Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 2 tsp. Taco Seasoning

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    548
  • Carbohydrates
    29g
  • Fat
    26g
  • Protein
    46g
  • Sodium
    1315mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Wire-Mesh Strainer
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F

Customize It Instructions

  • If using chicken breasts, pat dry and, on a separate cutting board, cut into 1" dice. Follow same instructions as diced chicken.

  • If using steak strips, separate into a single layer and pat dry. Follow same instructions as diced chicken in Steps 1 and 3, stirring occasionally until no pink remains and steak strips reach minimum internal temperature, 4-6 minutes.

  1. 1

    Cook the Chicken

    Pat chicken dry. Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil. Add chicken to hot pan. Stir occasionally until lightly browned, 3-4 minutes. Stir in seasoning blend. While chicken cooks, prepare ingredients.

  2. 2

    Prepare Ingredients and Make Dressing

    Separate leaves of lettuce for cups. Mince garlic. Drain black beans in a wire-mesh strainer and rinse. Combine half the garlic (reserve remaining for chicken), half the Parmesan (reserve remaining for garnish), mayonnaise, vinegar, 1 tsp. water, and a pinch of salt and pepper in a mixing bowl. Set aside.

  3. 3

    Finish the Chicken

    Add black beans, corn, and remaining garlic to pan with chicken. Stir occasionally until chicken reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 3-4 minutes.

  4. 4

    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, filling lettuce cups with chicken mixture, dressing, remaining Parmesan, and tortilla strips. Bon appétit!

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