Spicy Asian-Chicken Salad Lettuce Cups

Spicy Asian-Chicken Salad Lettuce Cups
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Use a store-bought rotisserie bird in this reinvented chicken salad. Spike the mayonnaise with chile sauce and toasted sesame oil and adds water chestnuts for crunch.
Serves: 12 Lettuce Cups
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp sambal oelek or Chinese chile-garlic sauce
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustar
  • ½ tsp Asian sesame oil
  • 1 rotisserie chicken
  • ⅓ cup water chestnuts
  • 2 scallions
  • kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 12 bibb or iceberg lettuce leaves
  • 1 avocado
  • lime wedges
  1. In a medium bowl, mix the mayonnaise with the sambal oelek, mustard, and sesame oil.
  2. Stir in the chicken, water chestnuts, and scallions and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Spoon the chicken salad into the lettuce cups and top with a slice of avocado.
  4. Serve with lime wedges.