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Lemon chicken lettuce wraps made with tender chicken, topped with carrots, sesame, and cilantro. Cooked in a delicious sauce.
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4.50 from 6 votes

Lemon Chicken Lettuce Wraps

When it comes to easy lettuce wraps, these are it! They take only 15 minutes or so to make, and offer everything you want in a brunch, appetizer, or light lunch.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer, lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lemon chicken lettuce wraps, lemon chicken lettuce wraps recipe
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 254kcal
Author: Rachael

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • 1 1/2 lbs chicken breast chopped small
  • Salt and pepper
  • 6 bibb/butter lettuce leaves
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 Tbs toasted sesame seeds

Sauce

  • ½ cup Tea House Collection Sicilian Lemon
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 Tbs red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbs soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp minced ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  • Dice chicken, and place in hot skillet, season with salt and pepper, and cook until chicken is no longer pink, about 8-10 minutes.
  • In a bowl, whisk together Tea House Collection Sicilian Lemon, brown sugar, garlic, red pepper flakes, vinegar, soy sauce, ginger, and cornstarch.
  • Pour over chicken and cook until sauce is thickened, and chicken is cooked through.
  • Remove from heat.
  • To serve: divide chicken among lettuce leaves, top each with carrots, sesame seeds and cilantro.

Nutrition

Calories: 254kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 476mg | Potassium: 807mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 5530IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 1.6mg