Chicken Lettuce Wraps are a healthy comfort food recipe the whole family will love! A dinner idea that can be on the table in less than 30 minutes!

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Course dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword Chicken Lettuce Wraps, Chicken Wraps
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 354 kcal
Author Erin Henry


  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 pound chicken thighs
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1/4 cup Hoisin sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon freshly grated ginger
  • 1 Tablespoon Sriracha optional
  • 1/2 cup whole water chestnuts drained and diced
  • 2 green onions thinly sliced
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Butter or leafy green lettuce


  1. Cut chicken thighs into small chunks.
  2. Heat sesame oil in a saucepan over medium high heat. Add chicken and cook until browned, about 5 minutes; drain excess fat.
  3. Stir in garlic, onion, and ginger and cook for 1-2 minutes. Then stir in hoisin sauce, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, and Sriracha (optional). Cook 1-2 minutes more.
  4. Stir in chestnuts and green onions and cook until tender, about 1-2 minutes; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  5. Spoon a large scoop (about 1/4 cup) of chicken mixture into the center of each lettuce leaf. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

Nutritional information is approximate and was calculated using a recipe nutrition label generator.

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Nutrition Facts
Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Amount Per Serving
Calories 354 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g 35%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 111mg 37%
Sodium 958mg 40%
Potassium 362mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 6g
Protein 20g 40%
Vitamin A 3%
Vitamin C 7.8%
Calcium 2.8%
Iron 8.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.