Chicken Lettuce Wraps
These chicken lettuce wraps are perfect for summer lunches and dinners with the whole family. Simple to make, this recipe is versatile and uses fresh ingredients to optimize health and ease. Try making lettuce wraps at home for a fun and kid-friendly activity.
Health Benefit: Lean ground chicken is an excellent source of protein to promote fullness, maintain healthy bones, and support muscle growth. Lettuce contains B vitamins to support metabolism and fiber to boost bowel health. Ginger supports the functions of the digestive system, while onions and garlic support immune system functioning.
- Cutting board
- Large pan
- Large spoon or spatula
- Serving plates
10-12 lettuce leaves of choice (romaine or butter lettuce works best)
1 lb lean ground chicken
1 TBSP olive oil
1 onion, diced
- 1 clove garlic, minced
1 tsp ground ginger
1 TBSP honey
2 TBSP rice vinegar
1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce or coconut aminos
juice of 1 lime
- salt to taste
You can substitute/add any of the ingredients for some of your favorites. Feel free to substitute ground chicken for ground turkey or beef. Add more or less honey to taste.
Step by Step Instructions
Heat the olive oil, diced onion, and minced garlic in a pan over medium-heat; Add ground chicken and cook for about 6-8 minutes until fully cooked; Remove from heat and set aside
Prepare sauce; Mix remaining ingredients in the same pan over medium heat until well-combined
Add ground chicken back into pan with sauce
Serve with lettuce leaves