Healthy Recipes

Steak and Lettuce Wraps
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Servings: 2
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Teriyaki sauce ¼ cup
Orange juice ¼ cup
Sesame oil 1 teaspoon
Garlic clove, minced 1
Flank steak, visible fat removed ½ pound
Carrots, shredded ½ cup
Cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced ½ cup
Bibb lettuce, leaves separated ½ head


Directions
  1. In a small bowl, combine Teriyaki sauce, orange juice, sesame oil, and garlic. Reserve 2 tablespoons of the marinade and place the rest in a resealable plastic bag. Place the flank steak in the bag, gently toss around to coat, and then marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  2. Prepare grill. Place steak on grill and cook for 6-8 minutes on each side. Transfer to a cutting board and let rest for 5-10 minutes. Slice steak across the grain into several thin strips.
  3. Place steak strips, carrots, and cucumbers into lettuce leaves. Drizzle with reserved sauce, wrap, and enjoy.

Exchanges
3.5 lean meats; 1.5 vegetables

Side Suggestions: Spanish Rice
Prepare according to package directions.


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1
Calories 230
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Sodium 785.5 mg
Total Carbohydrate 9.5 g
Dietary Fiber 1.5 g
Protein 25.5 g
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