Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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Nov. 02, 2012

This Thai lettuce wraps recipe is quick and easy to make. Lettuce wraps are also a fun dish to eat, either as an appetizer or main course.


For carrot slaw
Rice wine vinegar 1 Tablespoon
Agave syrup 1/2 Tablespoon
Carrot 1 Cup (16 tbs) , shreded
Mint 1 Teaspoon
Red pepper flakes 1 Pinch
For chicken filling
Garlic 1 Teaspoon , minced
Ginger 1 Teaspoon , minced
Lemon grass 1 Teaspoon , minced
Scallions 1 Teaspoon , chopped
Chicken 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , finely sliced
Fish sauce 1 Teaspoon
Water 1 Tablespoon (Optional)
Lemon 1/2 Medium
Olive oil 1 Teaspoon



1. For making carrot slaw- combine rice wine vinegar and agave syrup in a mixing bowl.

2. Add shredded carrot and mint to the mixing bowl. Toss it well.

3. Season this mixture with red pepper flakes and keep it aside to marinate.

4. For making chicken filling - In a skillet heat some oil, add chopped garlic and saute for a while.

5. When the garlic is tender, add lemon grass to the skillet followed by scallions. Saute for a while.

6. Toss in the chicken. Stir gently and let it absorb all the fresh flavors.

7. Add fish sauce to the chicken. It will not allow chicken to stick on the pan.

8. Add water to the skillet, if the chicken gets sticky on the pan. Turn off the heat when cooked through.


9.Put cooked chicken on lettuce leaves and top it with carrot slaw. Squeeze in lemon juice.


10. Serve it as an appetizer or main dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 772Calories from Fat 399

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 44 g67.7%

Saturated Fat 12 g60%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 484 mg20.17%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.3%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 77 g154%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet