Asian-Inspired Chicken Lettuce Wraps



Asian-Inspired Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Asian cuisine is renowned for its vibrant flavors and unique combination of ingredients. If you’re looking for a delicious and healthy dish to try, our Asian-Inspired Chicken Lettuce Wraps are the perfect choice. These wraps are not only packed with flavor but are also incredibly easy to prepare.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup water chestnuts, chopped
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 8 large lettuce leaves (such as iceberg or butter lettuce)
  • Sliced green onions and chopped cilantro for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, heat the vegetable oil over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and garlic, sauté until fragrant.
  2. Add the ground chicken and cook until browned, breaking it apart with a spatula as it cooks.
  3. Add the diced red bell pepper, water chestnuts, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, grated ginger, and red pepper flakes (if using). Stir well and simmer for a few minutes until everything is heated through.
  4. Place a spoonful of the chicken mixture onto each lettuce leaf.
  5. Garnish with sliced green onions and chopped cilantro.
  6. Roll up the lettuce leaves and serve immediately.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These Asian-Inspired Chicken Lettuce Wraps are a delightful combination of ground chicken, crisp veggies, and flavorful sauces. They make for a light and satisfying meal that’s perfect for lunch or dinner. The crispy lettuce leaves provide a refreshing crunch while the savory chicken filling bursts with umami goodness. Customize your wraps with extra soy sauce or a dash of hot sauce for a bit of extra kick. Whether you’re following a low-carb diet or just want a tasty meal, these lettuce wraps are sure to please.

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 250, Fat: 12g, Carbohydrates: 10g, Protein: 25g

Make these Asian-Inspired Chicken Lettuce Wraps for your next meal and savor the flavors of Asia right at home. They’re a hit with both kids and adults, and you can double the recipe for a crowd. Enjoy the delightful combination of textures and tastes in every bite, and don’t be surprised if you’re asked for the recipe – it’s that good!

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