Lemongrass Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Lemongrass Chicken

Prep Time: 9 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 29 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 162kcal
Author: Laura
This marinade is great for chicken and also works with a lean cut of pork. Marinade overnight, bake or grill, and then have an easy and delicious protein all week. 
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Ingredients

  • 3 chicken breasts (or use 1.5 lbs pork tenderloin, sliced thin)

Lemongrass Marinade

  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger minced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 stalk lemongrass bruised with a heavy mallet and cut into ½ inch pieces
  • 1 tbsp rice wine or white balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp Tamari
  • cup water
  • 2 tsp Red Boat Fish Sauce
  • ½ bunch fresh cilantro
  • ½ tsp crushed red pepper optional

Instructions

  • Add all ingredients to a large freezer bag or a non reactive bowl.
  • Add meat, marinade overnight.

Chicken Option

  • Baking: preheat oven to 425 ℉, bake for about 20 minutes. Internal temp should be 165 ℉.
  • Grilling: Sear meat and then move to indirect flame cook until internal temp is 165 ℉.

Pork Option

  • Pan cook: Thin sliced pork can be pan cooked until browned on both sides. Cook on medium to medium high heat. Don't over cook or it will be dry.
  • Grilling: Grill over high flame. Sear meat. Thin sliced pork with cook very quickly on the grill. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine Clean Eating, Grain Free, Paleo

Notes

Excellent with lettuce cups and carrot-apple slaw.

Nutrition

Calories: 162kcal | Carbohydrates: 0.8g | Protein: 18.9g | Fat: 8.8g
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