Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

I am a huge lettuce wrap fan because I don't think there's any meal quite as refreshing and delicious! The options are truly endless and this Thai chicken recipe is so flavorful you won't be able to stop eating it. Cooking with ground chicken or turkey makes for the easiest meals and with only a few ingredients, you'll think you've ordered it from a restaurant. You've got to try these!

Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Adapted from Chelsea’s Messy Apron

2 Tbsp. soy sauce

1 tsp. lime zest

2 Tbsp. lime juice

1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes

1 Tbsp. light brown sugar, not packed

1/2 tsp. salt

black pepper

1 1/2 Tbsp. coconut or olive oil

2 tsp. garlic, minced

1/4 tsp. ground ginger

1 Tbsp. onion flakes

1 lb. ground chicken or turkey

butter lettuce leaves (living lettuce)

cilantro for topping

1. In a small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, lime zest, lime juice, red pepper flakes, brown sugar, salt and pepper. Set aside. 

2. Add coconut oil to a large skillet and melt over medium-high heat. Once shimmering, add in the garlic, ginger, and onion flakes. Sauté for 1-2 minutes or until fragrant.

3. Add in the ground chicken or turkey and break it up into small pieces. Sauté for 7-9 minutes, stirring constantly, until cooked through and no longer pink. Drain off any liquid and place skillet back onto the stove.

4. Pour prepared sauce over the chicken and cook for another 2-3 minutes or until heated through. Make sure the chicken is evenly coated. Remove from heat.

5. Serve in butter lettuce leaves and top with cilantro.


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