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Delicious Curry Chicken Wraps (Low-Carb)

Published September 28, 2018 (Revised: December 18, 2019) Read Time: 2 minutes
Emma Lunsford

Written By: Emma Lunsford

Emma is a professional freelance health & wellness writer and cookbook author.

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With shells, you have a few options, such as bib lettuce (as used in this chicken curry wrap), wilted cabbage leaves, or gluten-free, nut-flour based wraps.<br>To make cabbage leaves, place a large piece of cabbage in boiling water for one minute, then remove. It should be soft but firm enough to wrap and hold fillings.<br>Gluten-free wraps, like coconut or almond-based, are also great low-carb options because they use nut flours instead of wheat flours, but always be sure to check for extra carbs on nutrition labels.<br>Finally, let’s talk about how to make low-carb fillings. High-protein meats and veggies should be your go-to’s, but watch out for dressings and rice. Sometimes store-bought wraps contain sauces with unhealthy oils, artificial ingredients, and sugar, or they have lots of high-carb rice. Rather than filling up on chemicals and carbs, this healthy curry chicken wrap skips the unnecessary fillers and swaps in natural spices, grass-fed butter, and cauliflower rice." } }] } </script> <script type="application/ld+json"> { "@context": "http://schema.org", "@type": "Recipe", "author": "Emma Lunsford", "cookTime": "PT15M", "datePublished": "2018-09-28", "description": "High in protein, low in carbs, and a recipe that only takes 20 minutes to make, these easy curry chicken wraps are the perfect solution when you are short on time.", "image": "https://d1ghrtdbdq2gkr.cloudfront.net/media/public/2019/12/low-carb-wraps.jpg", "recipeIngredient": [ "1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs", "¼ cup minced onion", "2 garlic cloves, minced", "2 teaspoon curry powder", "1 teaspoon paprika", "1 ½ salt", "1 teaspoon black pepper", "3 tablespoons grass-fed butter", "1 cup cauliflower rice", "6-8 small lettuce leaves", "¼ cup sour cream" ], "interactionStatistic": { "@type": "InteractionCounter", "interactionType": "http://schema.org/LikeAction", "userInteractionCount": "1" }, "name": "Curry Chicken Lettuce Wraps", "nutrition": { "@type": "NutritionInformation", "calories": "547.7 g", "fatContent": "37 grams fat" }, "prepTime": "PT5M", "recipeInstructions": [ { "@type": "HowToStep", "text": "Preheat the oven to 475°F." }, { "@type": "HowToStep", "text": "Prepare the vegetables and set aside." }, { "@type": "HowToStep", "text": "Cut chicken thighs into 1-inch pieces." }, { "@type": "HowToStep", "text": "Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add 2 tablespoons of butter and the onion. Stir until onions are translucent." }, { "@type": "HowToStep", "text": "Add chicken, garlic, and salt. Stir well." }, { "@type": "HowToStep", "text": "Cook the chicken, stirring often until browned, about 8 minutes." }, { "@type": "HowToStep", "text": "Add the third tablespoon of butter, curry powder, paprika, and cauliflower rice." }, { "@type": "HowToStep", "text": "Stir until well combined." }, { "@type": "HowToStep", "text": "Lay out the lettuce leaves and spoon the curry chicken mix into each one." }, { "@type": "HowToStep", "text": "Top with a dollop of cream, serve and enjoy!" } ], "recipeYield": "2 servings", "suitableForDiet": "http://schema.org/LowFatDiet" } </script> <article> <div> <ul> <li><a href="#section1">How Do You Make Chicken Curry Wraps Low-Carb?</a></li> <li><a href="#section2">Curry Chicken Lettuce Wraps</a></li> </ul> </div> <section> <p>This curry chicken wrap recipe is loaded with low-carb staples like tender chicken and tasty vegetables, on top of being both dinner and lunch-approved! While spicy, sharp kicks of flavor from curry powder, paprika, and black pepper pack a punch, creamy butter and rich sour cream bring back a satisfying flavor balance for everyone to love. </p> <p>Alongside this amazing flavor mixture comes crunchy, refreshing lettuce– the perfect gluten-free, low-carb substitute for high-carb wraps, not to mention its incredibly low-calorie contents! Whether you use it to roll up the wrap or turn this recipe into a delicious salad, the yummy curry chicken is sure to spice up your day in the best way.</p> </section> <section id="section1"> <h2>How Do You Make Chicken Curry Wraps Low-Carb?</h2> <p>Making wraps low-carb is simple, you just need to focus on two things, outer shells and fillings. With shells, you have a few options, such as bib lettuce (as used in this chicken curry wrap), wilted cabbage leaves, or gluten-free, nut-flour based wraps. </p> <p>To make cabbage leaves, place a large piece of cabbage in boiling water for one minute, then remove. It should be soft but firm enough to wrap and hold fillings. </p> <p>Gluten-free wraps, like coconut or almond-based, are also great low-carb options because they use nut flours instead of wheat flours, but always be sure to check for extra carbs on nutrition labels.</p> <p>Finally, let’s talk about how to make low-carb fillings. High-protein meats and veggies should be your go-to’s, but watch out for dressings and rice. Sometimes store-bought wraps contain sauces with unhealthy oils, artificial ingredients, and sugar, or they have lots of high-carb rice. Rather than filling up on chemicals and carbs, this healthy curry chicken wrap skips the unnecessary fillers and swaps in natural spices, grass-fed butter, and cauliflower rice.</p> <h3>Why Use Cauliflower Rice?</h3> <p>With only 2.8 grams of net carbs per cup, cauliflower rocks as a low-carb rice substitute<sup><a target="_blank" href="https://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/vegetables-and-vegetable-products/2390/2" rel="nofollow noreferrer">1</a></sup>. It’s easy to cook and takes on any flavor you pair it with. This low-carb veggie offers 10% of your daily intake of fiber, high amounts of Vitamins C and K, and enough antioxidants to lower inflammation levels.<sup><a target="_blank" href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3793502/" rel="nofollow noreferrer">2</a></sup></p> </section> <hr class="divider-15 divider-thick mx-auto"> <section id="section2" class="recipe"> <h2 itemprop="name">Curry Chicken Lettuce Wraps</h2> <div class="prep"> <span> <meta itemprop="prepTime" content="PT5M">Prep Time: 5 minutes</span> <span> <meta itemprop="cookTime" content="PT15M">Cooking Time: 15 minutes</span> <span> <meta itemprop="recipeYield">Serves: 2</span> </div> <h3>Ingredients:</h3> <ul class="ingredients no-bullet"> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">¼ cup minced onion</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">2 garlic cloves, minced</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">2 teaspoon curry powder</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">1 teaspoon paprika</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">1 ½ salt</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">1 teaspoon black pepper</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">3 tablespoons grass-fed butter</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">1 cup cauliflower rice</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">6-8 small lettuce leaves</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">¼ cup sour cream</li> </ul> <hr class="divider-50 divider-medium"> <h3>Instructions:</h3> <ol itemprop="recipeInstructions"> <li>Prepare the vegetables and set aside.</li> <li>Cut chicken thighs into 1-inch pieces.</li> <li>Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add 2 tablespoons of butter and the onion. Stir until onions are translucent.</li> <li>Add chicken, garlic, and salt. Stir well.</li> <li>Cook the chicken, stirring often until browned, about 8 minutes.</li> <li>Add the third tablespoon of butter, curry powder, paprika, and cauliflower rice.</li> <li>Stir until well combined.</li> <li>Lay out the lettuce leaves and spoon the curry chicken mix into each one.</li> <li>Top with a dollop of cream, serve and enjoy!</li> </ol> </section> </article>
Nutrition Facts

Serves 1


Calories

547.7g


Amount Per Serving

Total Fat

37.0 g

Sodium

2,112.3 mg

Carbohydrate

8.6 g

Sugar

3.3 g

Dietary Fiber

3.0 g

Protein

45.3 g


Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Serves 1


Calories

547.7g


Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Amount Per Serving

Total Fat

37.0 g

Sodium

2,112.3 mg

Carbohydrate

8.6 g

Sugar

3.3 g

Dietary Fiber

3.0 g

Protein

45.3 g

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