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Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Sauteed chicken and vegetables in a creamy peanut sauce over beds of fresh lettuce and topped with crunchy peanuts.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Thai
Keyword Chicken Wrap, easy dinner recipe, easy lunch recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8 wraps
Calories 149 kcal
Author Stephanie

Ingredients

Peanut Butter Sauce

  • ½ cup crunchy peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon white sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Sriracha hot chili sauce omit if you don't like heat
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • ½ cup water

Wraps

  • 2 Tablespoons peanut oil
  • 2 medium-sized boneless skinless chicken breasts diced
  • Salt/pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup sliced yellow onion strings
  • 1/2 red bell pepper sliced into strings
  • ½ cup baby carrots julienned
  • 8 romaine lettuce leaves washed and patted dry

To garnish:

  • 1/2 unsalted peanuts roughly chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons chives diced
  • 2 Tablespoons parsley roughly chopped
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Instructions

  1. In a large nonstick skillet, heat the peanut oil over medium-high heat for about 30 seconds.
  2. Lightly salt/pepper the chicken and add it to the heated pan along with the onions, bell pepper, and carrots. Sautee for about 5-7 minutes, until the chicken begins to brown slightly on the outside.
  3. Reduce the heat to medium-low and add the peanut sauce ingredients. Use a rubber spatula to stir the ingredients around until the peanut sauce is well-combined and heated through.
  4. Remove from the heat and set aside.
  5. Spoon the chicken over the lettuce wraps. Top with peanuts, parsley, and chives and eat up!
Nutrition Facts
Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Amount Per Serving
Calories 149 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 386mg17%
Potassium 252mg7%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 3915IU78%
Vitamin C 14mg17%
Calcium 22mg2%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.