Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Here is a quick and easy recipe for chicken wraps you can have on the table in less than 30 minutes. We like to eat dishes like this on nights when we get home late from the gym. It’s light in calories and full of protein and vegetables.

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Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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1 head of Boston Lettuce, about 8 large leaves from the head for wraps
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 lb. Ground Chicken
1 cup matchstick carrots
1 cup chopped shitake mushrooms
1/2 onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, chopped fine
1/4 cup sliced almonds
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon white vinegar
1 teaspoon sesame oil
2 tablespoons ketchup
1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
3 tablespoons soy sauce
3 green onions, chopped, for garnish
additional sliced almonds for garnish


1. Preheat large skillet. Drizzle with olive oil. Add sesame oil. Add ground chicken. Add mushrooms and onions. Brown chicken. Add garlic and carrots. Then add almonds, brown sugar, vinegar, ketchup, grated ginger and soy sauce. Mix well and simmer until sauce has thickened.

2. To serve, spoon ground chicken mixture into lettuce leaves. Garnish with green onions and almonds.

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  5 Responses to “Chicken Lettuce Wraps”

  1. Belinda @zomppa — January 3, 2011 @ 2:46 pm

    Looks soooooooo good – simple and flavorful!

  2. Tina @ Faith Fitness Fun — January 3, 2011 @ 8:03 pm

    Mmmm. Those look delicious! I used to make something similar but haven’t in awhile. I need to change that.

  3. marla {family fresh cooking} — January 4, 2011 @ 8:45 am

    These wraps are a great meal for any time! Gorgeous. Happy New Year Angie 🙂 xo

  4. momgateway — January 4, 2011 @ 11:17 am

    I was thinking of doing something like this during the winter break but this is good anytime!

  5. Foodierama — January 4, 2011 @ 2:28 pm

    Chicken Lettuce Wraps #foodie

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