asian chicken wraps 5-2 diet

5:2 Diet Asian Chicken Wraps

A very low-calorie dish for the 5:2 diet or any other weight loss programme

Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 31 minutes
Servings 1


  • 1 Small Chicken Breast 100g (Sliced into matchstick sized strips along the grain)
  • 1 Spring onion Top and tailed, then sliced into 1/2cm pieces
  • 1 Small Carrot Peeled and finely diced
  • 1 stick Celery Top and tailed and finely diced
  • 1/2 Small Onion Finely chopped (or use a second spring onion and dice finely)
  • 1 piece Fresh Ginger About 2cm. Peeled and grated or finely chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon Mirin
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Soy sauce
  • 1 clove Garlic Crushed or finely chopped
  • 1 Red chilli De-seeded and sliced finely
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cornflour
  • 1 teaspoon Sunflower oil
  • 2-3 Iceberg Lettuce leaves


  1. Mix together the soy, oyster sauce, mirin, chilli, garlic, and cornflour.

  2. Add  the chicken and leave to marinade for at least 20 minutes and up to 8 hours

  3.  Heat the oil in a non-stick wok till smoking slightly

  4. Add all the diced vegetables and stir-fry for 2 minutes

  5. Add the chicken and marinade and stir-fry for a further 2-3 minutes till the chicken is cooked and the sauce is thickened. If necessary add water to keep the sauce thick but not burnt.

  6. Put a tablespoon of the mixture into the centre of each iceberg lettuce leaf and if you like, garnish with a little fresh coriander

  7. Wrap up into a roll and eat with your fingers