These healthy lettuce wraps taste just as good as P.F. Chang’s! You can serve the chicken mixture with lettuce cups, rice or noodles. I hope you enjoy them as much as we do!
Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps
This gluten and dairy-free meal is not only healthy but packed with flavor and delicious!
- 1 lb ground chicken
- 1 tbsp peanut oil
- 1/2 yellow onion minced
- 1 cup red or green pepper diced
- 1 8 oz can of water chestnuts drained and minced
- 3 tbsp soy sauce
- 3 tbsp hoisin sauce
- 1 tbsp sesame oil
- 1 tbsp rice vinegar
- 1 tbsp peanut butter
- 1 tbsp honey
- 2 tsp sweet chili sauce Use Trader Joe's brand (so good)
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 1/4 tsp powdered ginger
- 1/4 cup peanuts crushed
- head of butter lettuce
Making the Sauce:
Gather all the ingredients for the sauce: soy sauce, hoisin sauce, sesame oil, rice vinegar, peanut butter, honey, sweet chili sauce, garlic powder and powdered ginger.
Add all the ingredients into a small bowl and whisk to combine. Set aside.
Prepare the Chicken Filling:
Open the water chestnut. Drain and mince.
Gather the chicken filling ingredients: ground chicken, peanut oil, onion, pepper (I used red & green pepper) and water chestnuts.
Get out a large frying pan and heat up 2 tbsp of peanut oil. Once you can feel the heat rising add the ground chicken and cook until pieces have started to turn brown. Then add the onion and cook for 5 minutes.
Next, add the peppers and water chestnuts and continue cooking for another 5 minutes until the peppers are soft.
Add the sauce to the chicken and veggies and continue cooking on low heat until everything is heated through.
Mix everything together to coat mixture with the sauce.
Get Rest of Ingredients Ready:
Get out the head of the butter lettuce. Take apart lettuce leaves and wash and dry them. Chop up the nuts.
Get Everything Ready To Assemble:
Get the washed lettuce cups, chicken mixture and nuts ready to assemble.
Take a lettuce cup and spoon in 2 to 3 spoonfuls of the chicken mixture and top with some nuts. Enjoy!
The original recipe can be found HERE.
Side Note: You can also serve the chicken mixture over noodles or rice and it would be delicious too!