Lite Bite: Thai Chicken Lettuce Boats

Lite bite dinner post coming atcha! If you are new to Lite Bite posts, this is where there is no long story-like blog post, just a great recipe consisting of a moderate food blog worthy picture, not-exact ingredients and quick directions to guide you as you throw this dish together. 


Thai Chicken Lettuce Boats
serves 1

3 ribs of romain lettuce
1 cup shredded chicken (cook chicken breasts in a crock-pot or use a rotisserie chicken)
2 tsp. coconut oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tsp. fresh ginger, finely chopped or grated
sambal oelek chili sauce
soy sauce or liquid aminos
cashews, chopped
sliced green onion
sesame seeds

In a small sauté pan over medium-low heat, melt your coconut oil. Add your garlic and fresh ginger and cook in the oil for about 30 seconds. Add the shredded chicken, chopped cashews a spoonful of chili sauce and some soy sauce or liquid aminos. Stir around in the pan to combine the flavors and reheat the chicken. Divide the chicken amongst the three ribs of lettuce. Top with more cashews, chopped cilantro, sliced green onions and sesame seeds. 

Easy and delicious weeknight dinner!