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Ground Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Photo attribution: My Tu Duong
Ready In: 20 minutes
Serves: 6
Dairy-freeGluten-free
Any kind of ground meat works in this recipe, but chicken is the leanest.

What you'll need

Cutting board
Sharp knife
Grater
Measuring cups
Measuring spoons
Microwave or stovetop
microwaveable bowl
Large skillet
Spatula or spoon

Ingredients

Serves 6
1 pound Ground Chicken
1/2 Onion chopped
Salt to taste
Black Pepper to taste
2 cloves Garlic minced or 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder
1 tablespoon Fresh Ginger equivalent to 1-inch peeled and minced or 1/2 teaspoon Ground Ginger
1 cup Celery chopped
1 Carrot grated
1/4 cup Sesame Salad Dressing
12 Lettuce Leaves rinsed and patted dry
1 teaspoon Chili Powder (optional)
1/4 cup Peanuts chopped (optional)

Stovetop Directions 20 minutes

1.

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in the bottom of a skillet.

2.

Add onion and cook for 3 minutes.

3.

Add garlic, ginger, celery, and ground chicken. Sauté until chicken is cooked through.

4.

Add carrot, dressing or sauce, and optional chili flakes and cook for 2 more minutes.

5.

Roll ½ cup of filling into each lettuce leaf. Sprinkle with optional peanuts.

Microwave Directions 10 minutes

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. Sprinkle with optional crushed peanuts.

Chef's 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.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 2.00

Serving Per Container 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 157
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10 g13%
Saturated Fat 2 g10%
Sodium 183 mg8%
Total Carbohydrate 6 g2%
Dietary Fiber 2 g7%
Protein 12 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs: