July 7, 2020

Recipe: Asian Chicken Wraps With Shiitake Mushrooms

Make these wraps in less than 30 minutes

Asian Chicken Wraps With Shiitake Mushrooms

What can you do with leftover roast chicken? Make a fantastic second meal like these Asian chicken wraps! These make a great weekend lunch or light dinner. Best of all, they can be put together in less than 30 minutes. To keep calories down, you can make the wraps with low-fat or fat-free whole wheat tortillas.

Advertisement

Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy

Ingredients

1 teaspoon sesame oil
1 cup shredded leftover white meat chicken, skin and fat removed
One 1-pound package coleslaw mix, or 5 cups shredded cabbage
3 ounces shiitake mushrooms, stems discarded, thinly sliced
5 scallions, white parts and 3 inches of the green, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
1 garlic clove, minced
3 tablespoons hoisin sauce
1 teaspoon garlic chili sauce
Four 8-inch whole wheat tortillas

Preparation

  1. Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet.
  2. Add the chicken, coleslaw mix, mushrooms, scallions, ginger and garlic.
  3. Stir-fry over medium-high heat for 3 minutes, or until the coleslaw has wilted.
  4. Stir in the hoisin and garlic chili sauce.
  5. Reheat the tortillas in the microwave following package directions.
  6. Place one-fourth of the chicken and vegetables in each wrap. Roll up and serve immediately.

Note: No leftover chicken in the fridge? Poach 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breasts by placing the chicken in a covered pan with stock halfway up the sides. Bring to a simmer. Check with the point of a knife after 4 to 5 minutes. Or place the chicken in a microwave-safe dish with broth or water to cover the bottom of the dish. Cover with wax paper and cook on High for 4 minutes. Check for doneness. If not opaque throughout, microwave on High for another 1 to 2 minutes (juices should run clear when the chicken is pierced with a knife).

Nutritional information (per serving)

(Makes 4 wraps)

Advertisement

Calories: 325
Total Fat: 6 g
Saturated Fat: 1.5 g
Protein: 40 g
Carbohydrates: 31
Dietary Fiber: 4 g
Cholesterol: 95 mg
Sodium: 520 mg
Potassium: 540 mg

Source: Cleveland Clinic Healthy Heart Lifestyle Guide and Cookbook (© 2007 Broadway Books)

Related Articles

a death cap mushroom
March 24, 2023
Poisonous Mushrooms: What To Know

Mushroom poisoning is real — and it can cause liver failure

Plate with cordyceps.
March 10, 2023
Cordyceps Is a Killer Fungi With Potential Health Benefits

With anti-fatigue, anti-aging and anti-cancer claims, this fungi still needs more studies

Mug of Coffee with Mushrooms
March 7, 2023
Mushroom Coffee: Is It Healthier Than Your Average Cup of Joe?

Mushroom coffee is expensive and has fewer health benefits than eating whole mushrooms

man washing chicken in the sink
June 28, 2021
Should You Wash Raw Chicken?

The short answer from an expert

Bowl of roasted chicken with rosemary-garlic cannellini beans
March 29, 2021
Recipe: Pan-Roasted Smoky Chicken Over Rosemary-Garlic Cannellini Beans

A delightfully savory, easy-to-make entree

Turkey patties in a cast-iron skillet
March 17, 2021
Recipe: Southwestern Turkey Patties

A super simple recipe for breakfast, lunch or dinner!

recipe braised chicken with cashew gravy
March 12, 2021
Recipe: Braised Chicken With Cashew Gravy

A tasty main dish that's ready in just 45 minutes

sweet potato noodles mushrooms spinach
February 22, 2021
Recipe: Sweet Potato Noodles with Spinach and Sesame Mushrooms

Spiralize, saute and serve ― a satisfying meal in minutes

Trending Topics

group of hands holding different beverages
November 14, 2023
10 Myths About Drinking Alcohol You Should Stop Repeating

Coffee won’t cure a hangover and you definitely shouldn’t mix your cocktail with an energy drink

Person applies moisturizer as part of their skin care routine after a shower.
November 10, 2023
Korean Skin Care Routines: What You Need To Know

Focus on the philosophy — replenishing and respecting your skin — not necessarily the steps

glass of cherry juice with cherries on table
November 8, 2023
Sleepy Girl Mocktail: What’s in It and Does It Really Make You Sleep Better?

This social media sleep hack with tart cherry juice and magnesium could be worth a try

Ad