Lettuce Wraps -Asian Sriracha Chicken style. These easy to prepare Asian Wraps are a healthy alternative to burgers or Sloppy Joe’s. Simple to make and the layers of flavor in these are a crowd leaser.
Delicious and filled with flavor, these lettuce wraps are a great idea for entertaining or a family meal. Each person can build their own fresh, delicious wrap. Just be sure to have plates or napkins available since the mixture tends to drip a little. To serve, let each person spoon a portion of the meat into a lettuce leaf. Wrap the lettuce around the meat like a burrito and enjoy!
Lettuce Wraps Ingredients
- 1 tbsp. canola oil
- One onion, diced
- 1 tbsp. chopped fresh ginger
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 lb. ground Chicken or pork
- Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
- 1 large carrot, cut into matchsticks
- 1/4 c. hoisin sauce
- 1 tbsp. sriracha
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
- 1 teaspoon sesame oil
- Chopped cilantro for garnish
- 2 scallions, sliced
- 1 head butter lettuce, leaves separated
Which Lettuce is best for wraps?
There are three varieties of lettuce you should use when making these wraps:
- Butter head lettuce
- Green Leaf Lettuce
- Romaine Lettuce
Just be sure to choose a head of lettuce that has large and flexible enough leaves to use as a wrap!
- In a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil.
- Cook the onion, ginger and garlic until fragrant, and onions have become translucent, about 1-2 minutes.
- Add ground chicken/pork and cook until no longer pink, 5 minutes.
- Salt & Pepper to taste
- Add sriracha, hoisin sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil, rice wine vinegar and stir until combined.
- Spoon pork into lettuce leaves and sprinkle with carrots, scallions and cilantro, to make these Chicken wraps.
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