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Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Spicy Peanut Sauce

  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 6-8 lettuce wraps 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Stove
  • Cuisine: Thai

Description

These Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps are made with chicken, fresh ginger, cilantro, fresh vegetables and slathered in a Spicy Peanut Sauce. It’s a quick, easy and insanely delicious recipe that’s done in just 20 minutes!

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Ingredients

Chicken:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 lb. ground chicken
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt

Spicy Peanut Sauce:

  • 4 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons coconut aminos or tamari (gluten free soy sauce)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, diced
  • 1 tablespoon raw honey
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1 teaspoons fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes

Lettuce Wrap:

  • 2 carrots, cut into 1” long matchsticks
  • 1/2 cucumber, cut into 1” long matchsticks
  • 6 mini red bell peppers, sliced
  • 1/4 cup green onions, sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, diced
  • 1 head of butter or boston lettuce, torn off into individual lettuce cups
  • optional: sriracha sauce for topping

Instructions

  1. To make the Spicy Peanut Sauce: In a small bowl, add peanut butter, coconut aminos/tamari, fresh cilantro, raw honey, lime juice, fresh ginger, garlic clove, and red pepper flakes. Using a whisk, mix all the ingredients until the sauce is smooth. Set aside.
  2. Heat a large skillet to medium high heat. Add olive oil to the pan along with garlic cloves and minced ginger. Saute for 30 seconds and add ground chicken to the pan. Cook the chicken, stirring frequently, until there is no more pink, approximately 6-8 minutes. Add in the ground cloves and sea salt. Stir mixture and set aside.
  3. Assemble the Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps: Using one lettuce cup add 1/4 cup of the ground chicken mixture, a few cucumbers, a few carrots, and a few red pepper slices. Top with 1 tablespoon of the Spicy Peanut Sauce and garnish with green onions and fresh cilantro. Serve

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2 lettuce cups
  • Calories: 387
  • Sugar: 17 g
  • Sodium: 545 mg
  • Fat: 20 g
  • Carbohydrates: 26 g
  • Fiber: 6 g
  • Protein: 28 g
  • Cholesterol: 100 mg

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