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Banh Mi Chicken Burger Lettuce Wraps
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Banh Mi Chicken Burger Lettuce Wraps

For all that meat and pickled veggie goodness without the bread, you’ll love banh mi chicken burger lettuce wraps! This healthy dish delivers big on flavor.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Freezer Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Diet: Diabetic
Keyword: banh mi, banh mi chicken burger, chicken banh mi, chicken burger, low-carb banh mi
Servings: 4
Calories: 225kcal
Author: Diabetic Foodie

Ingredients

  • cup rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ English cucumber (cut into matchsticks)
  • 2 medium carrots (cut into matchsticks)
  • ½ Daikon radish (cut into matchsticks — optional)
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1 scallion (thinly sliced)
  • 1 teaspoon ginger (freshly grated)
  • ½ teaspoon garlic (minced)
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce or tamari
  • juice from ½ of a lime
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • lettuce leaves
  • sriracha mayonnaise (optional)
  • thinly sliced jalapeños (optional)

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, stir together the vinegar, sugar, and salt. Add the cucumber, carrot, and radish sticks, then let it sit at room temperature for at least 10 minutes.
  • In a separate medium bowl, combine the ground chicken, scallions, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, lime juice, and brown sugar. Shape into 4 patties, place on a cookie sheet or plate, and freeze for 10 minutes.
  • Grill the burgers for about 5 minutes per side or until they are cooked to an internal temperature of 165°F. Alternatively, you can use a broiler.
  • Spread some sriracha mayonnaise, if using, on 4 large lettuce leaves. Top each with a burger.
  • Drain the vegetables and top each chicken burger.

Notes

This recipe is for 4 burger lettuce wraps. Nutritional information does not include optional ingredients.
Leftover pickled vegetables can be stored in their pickling juice covered in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
Extra chicken burgers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.

Nutrition

Serving: 1burger | Calories: 225kcal | Carbohydrates: 9.3g | Protein: 22.2g | Fat: 11.5g | Saturated Fat: 3.4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 85mg | Sodium: 498.6mg | Potassium: 283.3mg | Fiber: 1.5g | Sugar: 5.8g | Vitamin A: 2850IU | Vitamin C: 9.9mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 2.2mg | Net carbs: 7.8g