Thai Lettuce Wraps

Thai Lettuce Wraps

 

Thai Lettuce Chicken Wraps

Easy Thai Lettuce Chicken Wraps

Course Main Course
Cuisine Thai
Keyword thai lettuce wraps
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 363 kcal
Author Chef Rhadia

Ingredients

Thai Sauce

  • 1-1/2 tablespoons soy sauce or coconut aminos
  • 1.5 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar or 1tsp of sugar substitute
  • 2 teaspoons lime zest from 2 limes
  • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice from 1-1/2 limes
  • 1/2 teaspoon sriracha

Ground Chicken

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • ½ cup large red onion chopped
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • ¼ cup scallions
  • 3 tbsp. chopped fresh mint
  • 3 tbsp. chopped peanuts
  • ½ cup shredded carrots

Lettuce & Toppings

  • 1 large head iceberg lettuce
  • Lime wedges

Instructions

  1. Cut off the stem of lettuce, and remove outer pieces of lettuce and throw away. Pull apart leaves and rinse with cold water. Set aside.
  2. Add all of the ingredients for the Thai sauce in small bowl. Set aside.
  3. Heat the oil in large sauté pan over medium heat. Add the onion and ginger and cook, stirring frequently, until soft, 4-5 minutes. Add the ground chicken and turn the heat up to high. Cook, breaking up the meat with a wooden spoon until partially cooked through, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook 1 minute more. Add the Thai sauce to the meat mixture and cook for a few more minutes. Take off heat. Stir in the scallions, cilantro, mint and peanuts, shredded carrots. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary. Spoon into lettuce cups and serve with a lime wedge.
Nutrition Facts
Thai Lettuce Chicken Wraps
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 363 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g 34%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 97mg 32%
Sodium 772mg 32%
Potassium 1072mg 31%
Total Carbohydrates 19g 6%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 10g
Protein 25g 50%
Vitamin A 79%
Vitamin C 19%
Calcium 9.5%
Iron 15.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


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