Giving mint its due in a savory lemon chicken wrap

2014-05-07T00:00:00Z 2014-05-07T19:30:36Z Giving mint its due in a savory lemon chicken wrapThe Associated Press The Associated Press
May 07, 2014 12:00 am  • 

Fresh mint so rarely gets its due in America. We gladly pair it with chocolate and fruit, but it almost never makes appearances in savory dishes. But the rest of the world knows better, adding it with abandon to all manner of savory dairy, vegetable and meat dishes. That’s because a little bit of its naturally sweet, herby flavor can go a long way to playing up the savory elements of a dish.

To demonstrate what a delicious addition mint can be to meaty dishes, we created these chicken wraps that are seasoned with salty capers and olives, a sweet hit of honey and a splash of lemon — all flavors that meld wonderfully with fresh mint.

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