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.
- 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
- In a large skillet, heat the vegetable oil over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and garlic, sauté until fragrant.
- Add the ground chicken and cook until browned, breaking it apart with a spatula as it cooks.
- 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.
- Place a spoonful of the chicken mixture onto each lettuce leaf.
- Garnish with sliced green onions and chopped cilantro.
- 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!