Honey Mustard Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Almond Satay Sauce


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Honey Mustard Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Almond Satay Sauce

Slow Cooker Honey Mustard Chicken

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds skinless chicken thighs, bone-in or boneless
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon stoneground prepared mustard
  • 1 tablespoon madras curry powder
  • Salt and pepper
  • Lettuce wraps, optional, for serving
  • Julienned carrots, optional, for serving
  • Almond Satay Sauce (below), optional for serving

Directions

  1. Place chicken in the slow cooker. In a small bowl, mix coconut oil, honey, prepared mustard and  curry powder. Pour the sauce over the chicken and cook on low for 4 to 5 hours. Salt and pepper to taste. Enjoy in lettuce weaps with julienned carrots and Almond Satay Sauce.

Almond Satay Sauce

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • Juice of 1 tangerine
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 small spicy pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup coconut aminos
  • 1/2 teaspoon Paleo-friendly fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon fresh grated ginger
  • 1/4 cup hot filtered water

Directions

  1. Place almond butter, tangerine juice, lime juice, pepper, coconut aminos, fish sauce and ginger in a food processor. Blend until smooth. Add water and mix some more. If it is too thick for your liking, you can thin it out with more water. I find this thickness to work great as a dipping sauce and for a stir-fry sauce. You can eat it immediately, but I have found that if you let it sit for a few hours to overnight, the flavors improve. Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container. Enjoy!

 


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