Peanut Lettuce Wraps

Lettuce wraps are a great way to enjoy food without adding a lot of extra calories. Normally, I love to wrap my hearty fillings in tortillas or some sort of bread product, but every now and again I love a good lettuce wrap.

My sister has been raving about this Peanut Lettuce Wrap recipe her friend gave her for over a year. It is one of her and her husband’s favorite meals. Recently, I decided to invite them over and make it for dinner. It was seriously SO simple.

I cooked my chicken in the slow cooker for a few hours with some chicken broth and it was ready to chop up just in time for dinner. You can cook your chicken whatever is easiest and most delicious for you.

If you are looking for a new and exciting dinner, definitely give this one a try! It is a great way to change it up and present something delicious and fun for the family to eat! Who knows… it might even get your picky eaters to eat some lettuce ;)

Peanut Lettuce Wraps from chef-in-training.com ...These are a fun and delicious way to bring something new to the dinner table!

Peanut Lettuce Wraps

Peanut Lettuce Wraps from chef-in-training.com ...These are a fun and delicious way to bring something new to the dinner table!

By Chef in Training Published: May 24, 2013

  • Yield: 12 Servings

A fun and delicious way to bring something new to the dinner table!

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Combine peanut butter, coconut milk, orange juice, juice from one lime, honey, soy sauce, minced ginger, minced garlic in a large bowl and stir to combine.
  2. Add chopped carrots, chopped red and green bell peppers, cooked/diced chicken and peanuts to bowl and stir to combine. Add salt and pepper as needed for flavor.
  3. Place a few tablespoons worth into each lettuce wrap (or as much as desired) and enjoy!

Enjoy!

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  1. Jen H.

    Is the filling served hot or cold? I can’t tell from the recipe. Have made the sauce so far and it’s delish!!

  2. Kristine

    My family LOVES lettuce wraps and I am excited to try a new version! Can the sauce be made ahead of time and placed in the refrigerator? (I hope so since I am going to try it today!!) Do you heat up the filling before you put it in the lettuce? Have you ever added brown rice with the chicken mixture? In other lettuce wrap recipes, I have used shredded carrots to eliminate the step of dicing the carrots. Your recipes have worked your way into our meal rotations each month. Thank you for sharing some delicious meals!