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Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe for Two

Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps are a delicious low carb meal for two. They are packed with a ton of flavor and fun to eat if you’re not afraid of hand held food!

This recipe is moderately low-carb, but not necessarily by Keto extreme low-carb guidelines.

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This recipe calls for ground chicken but can be swapped with ground turkey or ground beef. This dish is easy and quick, ready in less than 20 minutes.

How to make Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps:

Heat the canola oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Click here for a medium skillet.

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Dice the red bell pepper and green onion. Divide the green onion and save half for later.

Add the garlic, ginger, red bell pepper, half of the diced green onion and cook for 3 – 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from the pan and set aside.

garlic, ginger, red bell pepper, and diced green onion cooking in a frying pan

In the same pan, add the ground chicken and cook, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink, about 5 minutes.

Add veggie mixture back to pan.

Pour in the hoisin and soy sauces. Cook for 1 – 2 minutes until everything is well combined.

chicken, hoisin sauce, garlic, ginger, red bell pepper, and diced green onion cooking in a pan

On two dinner plates, place two large lettuce leaves onto each plate.

Divide the chicken mixture into four portions and spoon into the lettuce leaves.

Sprinkle the remaining green onion on top of the chicken mixture.

Top each wrap with some cashew halves.

If you like them spicy, you can add some hot sauce or red pepper flakes.

Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe for Two

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Yield: 4 Lettuce Wraps

Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps are a delicious low carb meal for two. They are packed with a ton of flavor and fun to eat if you're not afraid of hand held food! This recipe calls for ground chicken but can be swapped with ground turkey or ground beef. This dish is easy and quick, ready in less than 20 minutes.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 pound ground chicken, beef or turkey
  • 1 clove jarred minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 red bell pepper
  • 1 green onion
  • 1/8 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1/2 Tablespoon soy sauce
  • 4 large Boston lettuce leaves or Bibb lettuce leaves
  • 1/2 cup cashew halves
  • Hot sauce or Red Pepper Flakes (optional)

Instructions

  1. Heat the canola oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Click for a medium skillet.
  2. Dice the red bell pepper and green onion. Divide the green onion and save half for later.
  3. Add the garlic, ginger, red bell pepper, half of the diced green onion and cook for 3 - 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  4. In the same pan, add the ground chicken and cook, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink, about 5 minutes.
  5. Add veggie mixture back to pan.
  6. Pour in the hoisin and soy sauces. Cook for 1 – 2 minutes until everything is well combined.
  7. On two dinner plates, place two large lettuce leaves onto each plate.
  8. Divide the chicken mixture into four portions and spoon into the lettuce leaves.
  9. Sprinkle the remaining green onion on top of the chicken mixture.
  10. Top each wrap with some cashew halves.
  11. If you like them spicy, you can add some hot sauce or red pepper flakes.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 214 Saturated Fat: 2g Cholesterol: 49mg Sodium: 302mg Carbohydrates: 10g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 4g Protein: 13g
Nutrition information is a guideline only, is calculated automatically by third party software, and absolute accuracy is not guaranteed.

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