Delicious mango chicken lettuce wraps

In less than a few minutes, these yummy fresh tasting mango wraps can be sitting on your table, this will definitely brighten up your mood.

Mango in this recipe is low in calories but high in nutrients, especially vitamin C, which aids immunity and iron absorption among other benefits and also high in antioxidants. It also contains several qualities that make it excellent for digestion.

Mango contains digestive enzymes that help to break down food, it also contains a lot of water and dietary fibre all much necessary for healthy digestion.

Ingredients for 4 servings

For the mango chicken;

2 tbsp avocado or olive oil

1-1/2 chicken breast, cut into bite-size pieces

1/2 tsp turmeric

1/2 tsp ground ginger

1/2 tsp garlic powder

1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

1 large ripe mango, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces

1/2 red onion, thinly sliced

Juice from 2 freshly squeezed limes

Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

1 tbsp sesame seeds

delicious mango chicken lettuce wraps

For the wraps;

Butter or romaine lettuce leaves

1 carrot, cut into matchsticks

1 cucumber, cut into matchsticks

Topping ideas;

fresh cilantro or lime wedges.

Preparations

Heat your oil in a large skillet or cast iron over medium heat, stir in your chicken and sprinkle with all the spices. Cook, stirring occasionally until the chicken is golden brown and almost cooked through, about 5 minutes.

Whisk in your mango pieces, onions and drizzle with lime juice and continue to cook for an additional 3 minutes, until your chicken is fully cooked.

delicious mango chicken lettuce wraps

Sprinkle your chicken with sesame seeds and then set aside to cool. To assemble your wraps, fill lettuce leaves with your chicken-mango mixture, then top with carrots and cucumber matchsticks as shown in the pic below.

delicious mango chicken lettuce wraps

Serve with lime wedges and cilantro and enjoy your meal.

delicious mango chicken lettuce wraps

delicious mango chicken lettuce wraps

delicious mango chicken lettuce wraps