Chicken Lettuce Wraps, A Healthy Low Carb Favorite
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Chicken Lettuce Wraps made with ground chicken sautéed with onions, garlic, soy sauce, hoisin, and other tasty ingredients wrapped up taco-style in leafy green lettuce. These chicken lettuce wraps are a refreshing and healthy low carb meal.
Recipe type: Chicken ad Poultry
Cuisine: Chinese
Serves: 4-6 servings
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 2 tablespoons sui mi ya cai (optional)
  • 1 red chili, chopped (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons dark soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Shaoxing wine
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • ⅓ cup water, mixed with 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 head bibb, butter, or green leaf lettuce
  • Chopped scallions and cilantro, to garnish
  1. Heat the oil a wok or skillet over medium high heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook for 5 minutes, stirring often. Add the chicken and stir-fry for 2 minutes, or until browned. Add the sui mi ya cai and chili (if using) and stir-fry for another 2 minutes.
  2. Stir in the soy sauces, hoisin sauce, Shaoxing wine, sesame oil, and rice wine vinegar. Add the water and cornstarch mixture, and simmer for another 2-3 minutes. Serve in the lettuce leaves garnished with scallions and cilantro.
Recipe by The Woks of Life at