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Thai Lettuce Chicken Wraps

These Thai lettuce chicken wraps are the perfect appetizer or main course if you are on a health kick. They are the perfect blend of sweetness from honey and spice from the jalapeño, they really pack a big flavor punch in a small and healthy lettuce cup.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Thai
Keyword: Chicken, Gluten Free, Lettuce Cups, Vegetables
Servings: 4
Calories: 254kcal
Author: justincoit

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp red curry paste
  • 1 tbsp ginger minced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced thinly
  • 4 green onions chopped
  • 1 cup cabbage shredded or coleslaw mix
  • 3 tsp honey
  • 1 Fresno pepper
  • Tamari Gluten Free Soy Sauce
  • Half a lime
  • 1/4 tsp salt or to taste
  • 1/4 tsp pepper or to taste
  • 5 leaves basil chopped
  • 1/2 head butter lettuce use individual lettuce leaves for wraps

Instructions

  • Add olive oil to a large skillet and heat until oil is very hot. Add ground chicken and cook until no longer pink and starts to brown, break it up with a wooden spoon as necessary. Should take about 3 minutes.
  • Add red curry paste, ginger, garlic, peppers, coleslaw mix, and stir-fry for another 3 minutes. Add Tamari, honey and green onions, squeeze of the half lime and toss. Remove from heat then add basil and shredded cabbage and toss. Transfer cooked chicken to a bowl.
  • Serve by placing spoonfuls of chicken into pieces of lettuce like small tacos, and enjoy. 

Nutrition

Serving: 2Wraps | Calories: 254kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 227mg | Potassium: 824mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 2660IU | Vitamin C: 56.7mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 1.9mg