Chicken Lime Lettuce Wraps-quick weeknight meal
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Chicken Lime Lettuce Wraps

Chicken lime lettuce wraps are a quick and easy weeknight meal or fun appetizer, made in 10 minutes using precooked rotisserie style chicken.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 127kcal
Author: Jami Boys


  • 1/3 cup lime juice about 3 small or 2 large limes
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1-2 tablespoons peanut coconut, or olive oil
  • 1 small onion cut in half and sliced thinly
  • 2-3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 Thai chile or serrano or jalapeno chili minced (optional - 1/2 tsp. dried red pepper flakes or sriracha sauce can be substituted)
  • 2 cups chopped cooked chicken (or use about 1 lb. ground chicken or turkey, cooked with onion in step 2)
  • 2 large carrots peeled and shredded (or shredded cabbage, broccoli, snow peas, etc. and diced red sweet pepper)
  • 1 tablespoon minced mint leaves
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 head lettuce separated into leaves (butterhead, romaine or rotisserie)
  • 1 tablespoon minced lemon verbena or lemon balm leaves optional
  • sweet chili sauce and/or Sriracha optional for serving


  • Combine lime juice, honey, fish sauce, and sesame oil in a small bowl and set aside.
  • Heat peanut oil in a large skillet over med-high heat, add the onions and cook for a couple minutes. Lower heat to medium and add garlic and chile or red pepper flakes and stir together.
  • Add chicken and shredded carrots or vegetables and cook until heated through, about 3 minutes. Add the lime juice mixture and mint, stirring together just until heated through.
  • Season with salt and pepper as needed.
  • Spoon heaping tablespoons of chicken-lime mixture onto lettuce leaves and serve with optional lemon verbena and sweet chili sauce.


Serving: 2wraps | Calories: 127kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 396mg | Potassium: 456mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 9010IU | Vitamin C: 56mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 3mg