Asian Lettuce Wraps

Lettuce Wraps – Sriracha Chicken

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!

Which Lettuce is best for wraps?

There are three varieties of lettuce you should use when making these wraps:

  1. Butter head lettuce
  2. Green Leaf Lettuce
  3. Romaine Lettuce

Just be sure to choose a head of lettuce that has large and flexible enough leaves to use as a wrap!

Asian Lettuce Wraps

Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

These easy to prepare Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps are a healthy alternative to burgers or sloppy joe’s. Simple to make and the layers of flavor in this dish are a crowd pleaser.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: Lettuce Wraps
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 269kcal

Equipment

  • Large wok or sauté pan

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 lb ground Chicken or pork
  • 1 carrot cut into matchsticks
  • 1 zucchini diced
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1 tbsp sriracha
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • Chopped cilantro for garnish
  • 2 scallions sliced
  • 1 head butter lettuce leaves separated

Instructions

  • In a large skillet heat oil over medium heat
  • Cook the onion, ginger and garlic until fragrant, and onions have become translucent, about 2 minutes.
  • Add ground chicken and cook until the pink is gone, about 5 minutes.
    Ground Chicken for Lettuce Wraps
  • Add matchstick carrots and sauté 1 minute
  • Add diced zucchini and cook I minute
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Add sriracha, hoisin sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil, rice wine vinegar and stir until combined.
    Chicken Lettuce Wraps
  • Spoon pork into lettuce leaves
  • Sprinkle with scallions and cilantro, to make these Lettuce wraps.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 269kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 816mg | Potassium: 430mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 890IU | Vitamin C: 10.1mg | Calcium: 231mg | Iron: 3mg
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