These are the absolute best Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps - light and healthy, but loaded with flavor. Ground chicken, sautéed with onions, garlic, and ginger, flavored with soy sauce, rice vinegar, and hoisin, served in lettuce cups, and topped with peanuts, green onions, and fresh cilantro. They are perfect for meal prep or an easy weeknight meal. Best of all, they only dirty one pan and can be ready and on the table in less than 30 minutes. They are even low carb, keto friendly, and gluten free.
Ingredients in the Best Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps
How to make Asian Chicken Lettuce Cups
Step By Step Instructions
STEP 1: Heat the sesame oil over medium heat in a large skillet. Once the oil is hot, add the onion and garlic to the pan. Sauté until the onion is translucent and the garlic is fragrant.
STEP 2: Add the ground chicken to the pan, season with salt and pepper, and use a wooden spoon to break it up as it cooks.
STEP 3: Add the hoisin sauce, soy sauce, unseasoned rice vinegar, ginger and red pepper flakes. Mix until all ingredients are well incorporated and cook for 10 minutes or until the chicken is all the way cooked through.
STEP 4: Divide the mixture evenly among the lettuce leaves and garnish with green onions and peanuts.
Recipe Tips and Variations
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes! Ground turkey is an excellent substitute. You can also use ground beef or ground pork as well.
Yes! Just store the meat mixture in an airtight container in the refrigerator until you are ready to heat and serve. Make sure to store the lettuce leaves separately.
To make these Asian chicken lettuce wraps vegetarian, simply substitute your favorite plant based chicken substitute or tofu or tempeh crumbles for the ground chicken.
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