Health

Thai-Style Chicken Roll-Ups

thai-chicken-roll-up Photo: Leigh Beisch; Styling: Sara Slavin

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons hot water
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons chili garlic sauce (such as Lee Kum Kee)
  • 1/16 teaspoon salt
  • 1/16 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 (8-inch) flour tortillas
  • 1 1/3 cups shredded cooked chicken breast
  • 1 cup fresh bean sprouts
  • 1 cup red bell pepper strips
  • 1/4 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro

Preparation


1. Combine first 6 ingredients (through black pepper) in a medium bowl; stir until smooth. Spread 1 1/2 tablespoons peanut butter mixture over one side of each tortilla; top each with 1/3 cup chicken, 1/4 cup bean sprouts, 1/4 cup bell pepper, and 1 tablespoon each carrot, green onions, and cilantro. Roll up.



    A snap to prepare: Try using whole wheat tortillas for even more flavor and fiber. Prep: 10 minutes.
  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 roll-up)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 312
Fat per serving: 10g
Saturated fat per serving: 2g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 4g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 2g
Protein per serving: 22g
Carbohydrate per serving: 34g
Fiber per serving: 4g
Cholesterol per serving: 40mg
Iron per serving: 3mg
Sodium per serving: 336mg
Calcium per serving: 41mg

Good to Know

Reduced-fat peanut better has less than half the fat as traditional peanut butter. Whole wheat tortillas provide more fiber than regular tortillas, and they will keep you feeling fuller longer.