About this Recipe
If you’re looking for a savory mini-meal with a ton of flavor, then these chicken teriyaki lettuce boats are for you!
Ground chicken is an excellent source of protein with 15 grams of protein per 3-ounce (60 g) serving.
And of course, we had to add an extra protein source. Can you guess what it is? Read further to find out!
4 lettuce boats
Nutritional facts per LETTUCE BOAT:
18.2 g protein
4.8 g fat
11.2 g carbs
3.0 g fiber
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1/2 lbs (250 g) ground chicken
- 3 tbsp teriyaki sauce
- 1 tsp 5-spice powder
- 1/2 red bell pepper, diced
- 2 tbsp scallions, finely chopped
- 4 Romaine lettuce leaves
- 1 tbsp sesame seeds
- 1 tbsp hemp seeds
Here’s a sidetone if you can’t tolerate lettuce. You don’t have to use lettuce in this recipe. Just omit the lettuce and eat the teriyaki chicken by itself. You could also choose to use the chicken-mixture as a filling for a wrap or serve it with your favorite vegetables.
When choosing a teriyaki sauce, make sure you select one with the least added sugars per serving.
If you don’t have 5-spice powder, you can use a blend of these spices instead: star anise, cloves, fennel seeds, cinnamon and ground black pepper.
Step by Step Instructions
In a skillet heat the olive oil over medium heat and add the ground chicken.
In a pan, add non-stick cooking spray, onion and garlic. Sauté on low-medium heat.
Stir in the ground beef and kidney beans into the pan. Add the tomato sauce and stir well.
Add the diced bell pepper and stir well.
Remove from heat.
On a serving plate, add the Romaine leaves. Spoon 1/4 of the chicken teriyaki into the leaves. Continue until all leaves are filled with the chicken mixture.
Top with the rest of the scallions, sesame and hemp seeds.
Easy. Simple. Sweet And….high in protein! This bariatric friendly “ice cream” only has 3 main ingredients. Let’s show you how to make this!
Imagine this: juicy chicken with a kick of jalapeño flavor. Add some refreshing cucumber and carrots to the mix and there you have it: the base of this simple chicken salad.
How to make a recipe that has both protein and fiber? How about these eggplant “boats”. They’re quick, easy and nutritious too. Click here to see how to make them!
Ah finally! An alternative to brownies without the added sugars. Satisfy your sweet tooth the bariatric friendly way and click here to go straight to the recipe!
If you haven’t tried these zucchini cups then you’re seriously missing out! They’re simple. They’re quick. And they’re nutritious. Find out how to make this cute mini-meal today!
Take a spoonful of this dreamy ice cream and experience the cool, refreshing melon flavors dancing on your taste buds. It’s time to dive into a bariatric-friendly ice cream experience that’s both delicious and nourishing. Enjoy the sweetness of success, one scoop at a time!
Discover a unique take on popcorn with this surprisingly crunchy recipe. We’ve transformed traditional popcorn using canned fava beans and a blend of flavorful seasonings. If you’re looking for a satisfying and nutritious snack option, click through to unlock this innovative snack!
Discover a wholesome twist on classic pancakes with our Bariatric-Friendly Green Pancakes recipe! Click through to find the full recipe. Let’s make breakfast an exciting part of your bariatric adventure!
Craving the nostalgic flavors of a Big Mac but need a bariatric-friendly twist? Look no further! Our Big Mac Taco recipe combines the best of both worlds into a high-protein delight. Picture juicy seasoned beef, crisp lettuce, tangy pickles, and a special sauce, all wrapped in a small wrap. Get ready to take your taste buds on a flavorful journey and click through to discover the mouthwatering recipe!
Whether you’re craving a savory or sweet option, the versatility of chaffles allows for endless culinary adventures. Let’s show you how to make this 4-ingredient master piece!