Chicken Rollups Good Recipe for Diabetes Diet

This chicken rollups recipe is a good selection in your diabetes meal plan.


4 flour tortillas or Mandarin pancakes

2 tsps vegetable oil

4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, (4 ounces each), cut into thin strips

1/2 medium red bell pepper, thinly sliced (about 1/2 cup)

2 cloves garlic, minced

1/2 cup hoisin sauce

2 tsps Chinese or regular mustard

1 tsp hot sesame oil

4 medium green onions, sliced

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Preheat oven to 250. Wrap tortillas together in foil. Place tortillas in oven to warm.

While tortillas are warming, in a large nonstick wok or skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken, pepper, and garlic. Stir-fry until chicken is no longer pink, about 10 minutes. Add hoisin sauce, mustard, and sesame oil. Cook, stirring until heated through, about 2 minutes.

Spoon chicken mixture evenly down center of tortillas. Sprinkle green onions and cilantro over chicken. Roll up tightly. Place on plates. Serve immediately.

Nutrition per serving 1 rollup:

324 calories

25 grams carbohydrates

31 grams protein

596 grams of sodium

11 grams of fat

72 mg cholesterol

Short cut: If you'd like, you can use strips of leftover cooked chicken.

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