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:
- 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!
- Large wok or sauté pan
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- Spoon pork into lettuce leaves
- Sprinkle with scallions and cilantro, to make these Lettuce wraps.
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