Sichuan Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe

Sichuan Chicken Lettuce Wraps are a delicious and healthy Asian-inspired dish. The chicken is marinated in a flavorful Sichuan sauce, then stir-fried with vegetables and served in crisp lettuce leaves. These wraps are packed with bold flavors and have a satisfying crunch. They make a great appetizer or light meal, and are perfect for entertaining or a quick weeknight dinner.

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Ingredients for Sichuan Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe

  • 1/4 pound Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts, Thinly Sliced
  • 1/2 tablespoon Soy Sauce
  • 1/4 tablespoon Rice Vinegar
  • 1/4 tablespoon Hoisin Sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon Sesame Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Sichuan Peppercorns, Crushed
  • 1/2 tablespoon Vegetable Oil
  • 3/4 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 tablespoon Fresh Ginger, Grated
  • 3/4 Green Onions, Sliced
  • 1/4 Red Bell Pepper, Thinly Sliced
  • 1/4 Carrot, Julienned
  • 0.13 cup Water Chestnuts, Sliced
  • 2.25 E Lettuce Leaves
  • as needed Chopped Peanuts And Cilantro, For Garnish

Directions: Sichuan Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a bowl, combine soy sauce, rice vinegar, hoisin sauce, sesame oil, and Sichuan peppercorns. Add chicken and marinate for 30 minutes.
  • STEP 2.Heat oil in a wok or skillet over high heat. Add garlic, ginger, and green onions, and stir-fry for 1 minute.
  • STEP 3.Add the marinated chicken and stir-fry until cooked through. Add bell peppers, carrots, and water chestnuts, and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  • STEP 4.To serve, spoon the chicken mixture onto lettuce leaves. Garnish with chopped peanuts and cilantro. Roll up the lettuce leaves and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • For extra heat, add some chili flakes or Sichuan chili oil to the marinade.
  • Make sure to wash and dry the lettuce leaves thoroughly to remove any dirt or moisture.
  • Feel free to customize the filling by adding other vegetables like mushrooms or bamboo shoots.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover chicken mixture can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To serve, simply reheat the chicken mixture and spoon onto fresh lettuce leaves.
  • Serve the lettuce wraps as an appetizer or as a light main course. They pair well with steamed rice or noodles.
Nutrition
value
305
calories per serving
20 g Fat24 g Protein7 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    20g
  • Protein
    24g
  • Carbs
    7g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    7g
  • Protein
    24g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    20g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    218mg
  • Iron
    4mg
  • Vitamin A
    522mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    7mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    50mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    19mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    89mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    291mg
  • Selenium
    29mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp