Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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These no-carb wraps are a great way to eat healthy without compromising on flavor.
  • PREP TIME: 15 minutes
  • COOK TIME: 20 minutes
  • SERVINGS: 4 persons
Chicken Lettuce Wraps


  • 6 tablespoons soya sauce
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce (can be substituted by soya sauce)
  • 2 teaspoon sugar
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions, white and light green portions
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons peeled and grated fresh ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • 600 grams chicken mincemeat (chicken qeema)
  • Lettuce leaves for serving
  • Vegetables for filling, sliced (choose between carrots, bean sprouts, carrots or other crunchy vegetables)
  • Coriander or Basil, for garnish


  • 1. In a bowl, stir together the soy sauce, vinegar, sesame oil, fish sauce, sugar and lemon juice. Set aside.
  • 2. In a wok or large fry pan over medium-high heat, warm the oil. Add the green onions, ginger, garlic and red chili flakes and cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Add the chicken mince and cook, stirring occasionally, until the chicken is no longer pink, about 5 minutes.
  • 3. Add half the soy sauce mixture and cook about 5-10 minutes more or till chicken is cooked. Taste & adjust seasonings if required.
  • 4. To serve, spoon about 3 tablespoons of the chicken mixture into a lettuce leaf.
  • 5. Top with the sliced vegetables.
  • 6. Top with coriander (dhaniya) or basil.
  • 7. Wrap the lettuce around the filling.
  • 8. Serve the remaining sauce on the side or drizzle on the lettuce wrap.


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