Citrus Marinated Chicken Lettuce Wraps

//Citrus Marinated Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Citrus Marinated Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Are you a fan of lettuce wraps?

Here’s another crowd pleaser from Juli at Paleomg.com. The ingredients list may look a little overwhelming but it’s mostly just seasoning to make the marinade. Speaking of marinading, notice that this one takes some time to prep – so plan accordingly.

For our Paleo friends – this is a Paleo-friendly recipe.

Citrus Marinated Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Serves: 3

Prep time: 1 hour 20 mins
Cook time: 20 mins

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • juice of 2 lemons
  • juice of 2 limes
  • ½ tablespoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ jalapeño pepper, minced
  • 1 minced garlic clove
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • pineapple guacamole, to garnish
  • 6 strips of bacon
  • Sir Kensington’s Chipotle Mayo or homemade chipotle mayo
  • butter lettuce, for wrapping

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Place chicken in a gallon resealable bag or in a deep dish. Add orange juice, lemon juice, lime juice, chili powder, paprika, jalapeño, garlic, salt and pepper. Mix well to coat the chicken and place in the fridge for an hour to marinate.
  3. While chicken marinates, make pineapple guacamole.
  4. Once guacamole is made, place in the fridge to chill. Place slices of bacon on a rimmed baking sheet lined with aluminum foil. Put in oven an bake for 15-20 minutes, or until bacon is cooked to preference then set aside for later.
  5. Remove foil. Place chicken on baking sheet and into oven for 15 minutes (discard marinade), then turn on the broiler and cook for 3-4 minutes until the chicken has browned on top and is completely cooked through.
  6. Place a couple pieces of butter lettuce on a plate, add chicken, top with chipotle mayo, bacon, then guacamole and enjoy!

Recipes by: Juli at Paleomg.com

By | 2016-11-07T10:51:35+00:00 April 15th, 2014|Categories: Recipes for Results|0 Comments

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