Chicken Lettuce Wraps {Seriously Delicious}



If you love PF Chang’s lettuce wraps, then you will love these.  I can’t wait to hear how yours turns out!  Enjoy :)

1797503_10102638775739093_3924929664132823198_nChicken Lettuce Wraps

Yields 4-6 servings // Cook time 30 minutes


  • 1 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 large onion, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp garlic, minced
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 2 tsp fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1 Tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1/2 8-ounce can water chestnuts, drained and finely chopped
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 3 Tbsp roasted peanuts, chopped
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • Iceberg lettuce, rinsed and drained
  • soy sauce, hoisin sauce (for dipping)


1. In a large skillet over medium heat, warm 1 Tbsp sesame oil. Add garlic and half the chopped onion. Cook 3-4 minutes, until onion is soft. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add the ground chicken and ginger to the skillet. With a spatula, break the chicken up into small chunks. Cook until chicken is cooked through, 8-10 minutes.  Remove from heat.

2. Stir in the rest of the onion, soy sauce, hoisin sauce and rice wine vinegar.

3. Fold in water chestnuts, green onion, sesame oil and peanuts.

4. Serve on a bed of lettuce with a side of soy sauce and hoisin sauce, if desired.




Author: April Murray

Hi, I’m April! Welcome to The Thin Kitchen, a blog that delivers engaging, colorful content aimed at both weight loss and providing healthy recipes and dietitian tips! I’m a Registered Dietitian, food lover and health enthusiast. I grew up in Orange County and currently live in Newport Beach with my miniature Australian Shepard named Lucy. The information and tips that I’ll provide you are a direct reflection of what’s in my kitchen, and of how I live my own life. I hope that my recipes and posts inspire you to continue on a path toward your healthiest, fittest, happiest you. xoxo April (and Lucy)

18 thoughts on “Chicken Lettuce Wraps {Seriously Delicious}

  1. These look delicious! I know how you feel, trying to keep it together! You are doing fantastically so keep it up!!

  2. Yum! These look absolutely delicious. I am on the hunt for recipes with minimal cooking. It’s just way too hot in Southern California right now!

  3. I ate lunch at an Asian restaurant today which features a diversity of Chinese, Japanese, Thai, and Vietnamese dishes. I almost ordered the lettuce wraps, but opted for something I hadn’t tried before.
    Thank you for sharing your recipe.

  4. I’m going to try this. I have ground turkey. I’m assuming it’s ok to substitute with that? Thanks for sharing!

  5. Ohhh I love making lettuce wraps! It’s like taco’s without all the junk! Gonna have to try this recipe!

  6. Love the lettuce wraps, quick, easy and so healthy! What’s not to like! Great post!

  7. I love lettuce wraps! Yours look delicious, I’ll have to try out this recipe. I’ve made them before without chicken (just adding in more veggies to compensate) and they came out great!

  8. I’ve just tried this recipe for lunch today and loved it! I used cashew instead of chestnut because it was what I had on hand and ground beef instead of chicken for the same reason. Also added some carrot to the mix and they were delicious! :-) Thanks for sharing!

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