Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Chicken lettuce wraps are a weeknight DREAM.  It’s super fast and easy. Plus simply delicious!!  I doubled this recipe (my sister came to visit) and it worked perfectly. Why eat out when you can make this at home tonight.

Chicken Lettuce Wraps - Don't Sweat The Recipe

With the use of ground chicken and pre-diced water chestnuts, most of the work is done for you. We have made lettuce wraps by dicing our own chicken and I promise using ground chicken is way easier.


Healthy, quick, easy, delicious and a dish the entire family enjoys…I’m IN!

Chicken Lettuce Wraps - Don't Sweat The Recipe

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Chicken, Main
Cuisine: American, Chinese
Servings: 4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon ginger or 2 tsp fresh ginger
  • 2 teaspoon Sriracha or more, to taste
  • 1 8-ounce can diced water chestnuts, drained
  • 3 - 4 green onions thinly sliced
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 head butter iceburg, romaine (your choice) lettuce


  • Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat.
  • Add ground chicken and cook until browned, about 3-5 minutes, making sure to crumble the chicken as it cooks; drain excess fat.
  • Stir in garlic, onion, hoisin sauce, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, ginger, and Sriracha until onions become translucent, about 1-2 minutes.
  • Stir in chestnuts and green onions until tender, about 1-2 minutes; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • To serve, spoon several tablespoons of the chicken mixture into the center of a lettuce leaf.


Recipe adapted from damndelicious


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