Fast & Fresh

Tropical Sesame Chicken Lettuce Cups

with pineapple

Prep & Cook Time: 15-20 min.

Cook Within: 7 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Wheat, Peanuts, Soy

Calories Conscious
Carb Conscious
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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 1 Head of Butter Lettuce
  • 8 oz. Fully Cooked Seasoned Diced Chicken Breast
  • 4 oz. Slaw Mix
  • 4 oz. Pineapple Chunks
  • 1 Lime
  • Info
    2 oz. Orange Ginger Sesame Sauce
  • Info
    1 oz. Roasted Peanuts
  • Info
    0.609 fl. oz. Soy Sauce
  • ½ fl. oz. Seasoned Rice Vinegar
  • 1 tsp. Cornstarch

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    360
  • Carbohydrates
    34g
  • Fat
    13g
  • Protein
    30g
  • Sodium
    1740mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Salt
  • 1 Mixing Bowl

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
  1. 1

    Microwave Instructions

    Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Halve lime. Mix slaw mix, half the soy sauce (reserve remaining for chicken), juice of half the lime, a pinch of salt, and vinegar in a mixing bowl until thoroughly combined. Drain chicken, separate, and pat dry. To re-crisp lettuce cups, soak in icy, cold water, 5 minutes. Thoroughly dry.

    Combine chicken and cornstarch in provided tray until chicken is coated. Top with sesame sauce, pineapple, and 2 Tbsp. water.

    Cover tray with a damp paper towel. Microwave until heated through and sauce thickens, 2-3 minutes.

    Carefully remove tray from microwave. Stir remaining soy sauce into tray.

    Separate lettuce leaves into cups. Layer two lettuce cups for extra crunch and structural support. You should have about 5-6 cups total.

    To serve, fill lettuce cups with chicken mixture and top with slaw and peanuts. Squeeze remaining lime half over lettuce cups to taste. Bon appétit!

  2. 2

    Oven Instructions

    Turn oven on to 375 degrees. Let preheat, at least 10 minutes. Halve lime. Mix slaw mix, half the soy sauce (reserve remaining for chicken), juice of half the lime, a pinch of salt, and vinegar in a mixing bowl until thoroughly combined. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Drain chicken, separate, and pat dry. To re-crisp lettuce cups, soak in icy, cold water, 5 minutes. Thoroughly dry.

    Combine chicken and cornstarch in provided tray until chicken is coated. Top with sesame sauce, pineapple, and 2 Tbsp. water.

    Place tray on a baking sheet. Bake uncovered in hot oven until heated through and sauce thickens, 10-12 minutes.

    Carefully remove from oven. Stir remaining soy sauce into tray.

    Separate lettuce leaves into cups. Layer two lettuce cups for extra crunch and structural support. You should have about 5-6 cups total.

    To serve, fill lettuce cups with chicken mixture and top with slaw and peanuts. Squeeze remaining lime half over lettuce cups to taste. Bon appétit!

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