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Chicken Lettuce Wraps

An easy, delicious and healthy Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps recipe that makes a great appetizer or lunch.
Categories Appetizer
Difficulty Easy
Keyword clean chicken lettuce wraps, romaine lettuce wraps, what kind of lettuce for wraps
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 219 kcal
Author Lacey Baier of A Sweet Pea Chef


  • 10-12 bibb iceberg or romaine lettuce leaves
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 pound ground chicken breast
  • 1 large white onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 2 tsp fresh ginger minced
  • 2 tsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 8 oz water chestnuts 1 can, chopped
  • 3 green onions chopped


  1. Wash lettuce leaves, drain and set aside. Leave whole. You may cut out the spine if you prefer, though this is not necessary.
  2. Heat olive oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet. Add the chicken and cook for 5 minutes, breaking up the meat into small pieces. Add the onion, garlic, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, ginger, vinegar and chili flakes. Cook until the meat is well browned and the onions are translucent.
  3. Add water chestnuts and green onions and cook for 1 minute until well mixed.
  4. Spoon meat mixture onto lettuce leaves.
Nutrition Facts
Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Amount Per Serving
Calories 219 Calories from Fat 86
% Daily Value*
Fat 9.6g15%
Saturated Fat 2.4g12%
Cholesterol 48.5mg16%
Sodium 435.5mg18%
Carbohydrates 15.6g5%
Fiber 2.3g9%
Sugar 4.7g5%
Protein 17.6g35%
Vitamin A 400IU8%
Vitamin C 8.3mg10%
Calcium 30mg3%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.