Ground Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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Ground Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Ground Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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Ground Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Budget-friendly recipe
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Any kind of ground meat works in this recipe, but chicken is the leanest.

Ingredients

1
pound
½

chopped

2

minced, or 1 tsp garlic powder

1

peeled and minced, or ½ tsp ginger powder

1
cup

chopped

1

grated

¼
cup

or teriyaki sauce

12

rinsed and patted dry

1
teaspoon

optional

¼
cup

optional

What You'll Need

  • microwaveable bowl
  • Fork
  • microwave or skillet

Directions

  1. Microwave chicken and onion for 2 minutes.
  2. Stir in garlic, ginger, and celery. Microwave 2-3 more minutes until cooked.
  3. Add carrots, dressing or teriyaki sauce, and optional chili flakes. Cook for 2 more minutes.
  4. Roll about ½ cup filling in each lettuce leaf like a taco.
  5. Sprinkle with optional crushed peanuts.

Chef Tips

  • You can make your own teriyaki sauce. Heat 2 tablespoons soy sauce with 1 tablespoon sugar and 1 tablespoon white vinegar in your microwave for about 1 minute. Stir to dissolve the sugar.
  • Stovetop or Skillet Directions:
    1. Heat 1 Tbsp oil in the bottom of a skillet.
    2. Add onion and cook for 3 minutes.
    3. Add garlic, ginger, celery, and ground chicken.
    4. Sauté until chicken is cooked through.
    5. Add carrot, dressing or sauce, and optional chili flakes and cook for 2 more minutes.
    6. Roll ½ cup of filling into each lettuce leaf. Sprinkle with optional peanuts.

Nutrition Info and more

Serving size:
2
Total calories:
157
Total fat:
10 g
Saturated fat:
2 g
Carbohydrates:
6 g
Protein:
12 g
Fiber:
2 g
Sodium:
183 mg
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