Lettuce Cups with Smoked Chicken Recipe

Do you love Asian cuisine but don't want a dish with noodles or rice? Then go for these cups with smoked chicken. Tastes like an oriental meal, but as light and fresh as a salad. Packed with vitamins, minerals and protein. Besides, these lettuce cups look great, don't they?


Did you know...

That you don't need to heat smoked chicken? Because by smoking, the chicken is already cooked. Therefore, you can just eat it cold as perfect addition to a salad. Smoked chicken often contains more salt than chicken breast, so don't eat too much of it.

This is what you need for Lettuce Cups with Smoked Chicken

For 2 people

  • cabbage lettuce or romaine lettuce
  • 75 grams of smoked chicken
  • 50 grams grated carrots
  • ½ diced avocado
  • 1 spring onion*
  • 20 milliliters sweet soy sauce
  • 20 milliliters regular soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder


*After weight loss surgery, your intestines may not tolerate onion well. Leave out the onion if necessary if this applies to you.

And this is what else you need

  • cutting board
  • knife
  • dressing bowl


This is how to make the recipe

  1. Wash the lettuce and separate the leaves as little cups or boats.
  2. Divide the cups among the plates.
  3. Cut the smoked chicken and avocado into small cubes. Chop the spring onion.
  4. Grate the carrots as finely as possible (julienne).
  5. For the dressing, mix the soy sauce, sweet soy sauce and garlic powder in a bowl.
  6. Fill the salad boats with chicken, avocado, carrot and spring onion. Pour some dressing over the boats and your oriental salad is ready!

Tip from FitForMe:

Don't eat chicken or other meat? Replace the smoked chicken with a handful of unroasted, unsalted cashews. Nuts are rich in protein and healthy fats and provide a delicious bite.

Consult dietician

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