Recipes and Cooking Paleo Chicken and Avocado Lettuce Wraps This Paleo chicken recipe makes a delicious, nutritious lunchtime treat. A few simple swaps, like cashew cream for sour cream and romaine lettuce for tortillas, keeps this easy recipe Paleo. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on January 12, 2022 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Start To Finish Time: 30 mins Servings: 4 Yield: 8 wraps Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves Sea salt Freshly ground black pepper Olive oil 2 limes 2 avocados, halved, seeded, and peeled ½ cup snipped fresh cilantro 8 leaves romaine lettuce 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved ½ cup thinly sliced green onions 1 recipe Savory Cashew Cream Savory Cashew Cream 1 cup raw unsalted cashews Boiling water ½ cup water ½ teaspoon lime or lemon zest 1 teaspoon lime or lemon juice 1 clove garlic, minced ¼ teaspoon ground chipotle chile pepper Dash sea salt Directions Using the flat side of a meat mallet, flatten chicken between two pieces of plastic wrap to 1/2-inch thickness. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Lightly grease a grill pan with oil; heat over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 8 to 10 minutes or until done (165°F), turning once. Remove from pan. Cover and let stand 3 minutes. Meanwhile, for guacamole, squeeze 2 Tbsp. juice from 1 of the limes. In a medium bowl coarsely mash avocados with a fork. Stir in lime juice and cilantro. To serve, thinly slice chicken. Spread guacamole down centers of lettuce leaves; top with chicken. Cut remaining lime in half and squeeze over chicken. Add tomatoes and green onions and top with Savory Cashew Cream. Savory Cashew Cream In a small bowl combine cashews and enough boiling water to cover. Let stand, covered, 15 minutes; drain. Rinse and drain again. In a blender or food processor combine cashews, 1/2 cup water, lime zest, lime juice, garlic, ground chipotle, and salt. Cover and blend 5 minutes or until smooth and creamy. Store in the refrigerator up to 1 week. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 464 Calories 29g Fat 21g Carbs 34g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 464 % Daily Value * Total Fat 29g 37% Saturated Fat 5g 25% Cholesterol 83mg 28% Sodium 240mg 10% Total Carbohydrate 21g 8% Total Sugars 4g Protein 34g Vitamin C 21.2mg 106% Calcium 52mg 4% Iron 3.7mg 21% Potassium 1158mg 25% Folate, total 112.6mcg Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg Vitamin B-6 1.3mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.