Adventures in Healthier Eating with 2 Kids and a Picky Husband

Simple Asian Inspired Wrap Filling

4 WWPP Posted by 9 years ago 5 Comments

Equipped with nothing but an aging cucumber, a handful of baby carrots, some cooked chicken and my pantry I whipped this lunch up today. It was simple and tasty I only wish I had a few more ingredients. Maybe some sprouts, sesame seeds or even celery.

That being said, I hope it gives you some ideas. Sometimes just by changing the way to cut ingredients you can effect their texture and in essence “spice” things up.

Here’s how I made it this morning, take it and run. :~)Simple Asian Inspired Wrap Filling

  • 1 medium cucumber
  • 1 carrots or a handful of baby carrots
  • 4 oz cooked chicken breast (like shortcuts or leftovers) cut into strips
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • About 1 tsp honey (5g)
  • 1/2 tsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp dried chives (fresh would be better)

Clean and peel the cucumber. Run a potato peeler down the cucumber to slice off “ribbons” (shown in the image below). When you start to hit the seeds simply rotate slightly. Do the same with the carrots.

In a small bowl whisk the soy sauce, honey, vinegar, ginger, oil and chives.

Toss the cucumbers, carrots and chicken with the soy sauce mixture.

Serve on a your favorite wrap or lite tortilla!

Simple Asian Inspired Wrap Filling - cucumber ribbonsSimple Asian Inspired Wrap Filling - before wrap

Approx Nutritional Information per serving
Servings Amt per Serving
2 1/2 of the Recipe – not including a tortilla
Calories Fat Fiber WWPs
155 3g 2g old: 3 new: 4
Sugar Sat Fat Carbs Protein
8g 0g 13g 20g

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    October 15, 2008

    A side of edamame would round this out fabulously. You could add a little siracha (spicy chili garlic sauce) to give it more of a thai feel.


    October 15, 2008

    Looks yummy. I can't wait to try this:)


    October 15, 2008

    that looks so yummy~ I need some new fall recipes :) to try on the family. Thanks Roni :)


    October 17, 2008

    I love it when things come together like that - you think you don't have anything and voila! Thanks for the idea Roni! Happy Friday!


    April 24, 2009

    I made this tonight and it was AWESOME! I dont eat chicken so i just ate the cucumbers and carrots with the marinade in a whole wheat tortilla.. Everyone else ate the chicken with it.. I will be making this again soon! =P