Lettuce Wraps

Lettuce Wraps Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Julie Howard

By
@JulieH

Yum

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Saute

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • 1 lb
    ground chicken breast or pork
  • 3 clove
    garlic
  • 3
    water chestnuts, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    oyster sauce
  • 1/2 tsp
    soy sauce, dark
  • 1/2 tsp
    sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    shaoxing wine
  • 1 tsp
    cornstarch
  • 2
    scallions, chopped
  • 1
    lettuce head

How to Make Lettuce Wraps

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix the ground chicken meat, chopped mushrooms and water chestnuts with all the marinate ingredients. Set aside for 15 minutes.

    Mix the dipping sauces and set aside. Heat up a wok and add the cooking oil. Saute the garlic until light brown and then add the chicken. Stir-fry the ground chicken and break up the lumps so they form nice small pieces. Continue to stir-fry until the chicken is cooked. Dish out and set aside.

    Carefully peel off the lettuce leaves from the iceberg lettuce head. Be careful not to break the leaves. Scoop up a big spoonsful of chicken and place it in the middle of a lettuce leaf. Wrap it up and dip into the hoisin-ponzu sauce or sweet chili sauce before eating. Alternatively, you can add the sauce on top of the chicken before eating.
  2. Hoisin-Ponzu Dipping Sauce:

    3 tablespoons hoisin sauce
    1 tablespoon Japanese ponzu sauce
    1/2 teaspoon Sriracha chili sauce
    1 tablespoon warm water (to dilute the dipping sauce)
  3. Sweet Chili Sauce:

    4 tablespoons Mae Ploy sweet chili sauce
    Some cilantro leaves (chopped)
    1/2 tablespoon lime juice

Printable Recipe Card

About Lettuce Wraps

Course/Dish: Chicken, Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




Leave a Comment

Easy Grilled Chicken Recipes

Easy Grilled Chicken Recipes

Kitchen Crew

When the weather gets warmer, my grill gets a workout. Chicken becomes a staple in my dinner rotation and grilled chicken is seriously one of the simplest meals to prepare...

25 Delicious Recipes For Newlyweds

25 Delicious Recipes for Newlyweds

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Now that you've done that whole marriage thing, tackling these delicious recipes shouldn't be a problem. From breakfast to dinner to dessert, these are recipes any newlywed should be able...

22 Mouth-watering Fried Chicken Recipes

22 Mouth-Watering Fried Chicken Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Fried chicken makes everything better. Here are 22 oh-so-wonderful recipes to make homemade fried chicken!