When you think of a wrap, you probably imagine a delicious filling enclosed in a tortilla, right? Well, do yourself a favor and try lettuce wraps instead! Lettuce wraps are simply a lighter version of the wrap you know and love. Plus, if you’re looking for low-carb alternatives to burgers, wraps, and sandwiches, lettuce wraps are the perfect solution!
We’ve found 17 of the best lettuce wrap recipes for you to sample. It’s a fun, hand-held meal that everyone can enjoy.
Chicken Lettuce Wraps (PF Chang Copycat Recipe)
In this copycat recipe, the filling is the star of the show. It takes just 20 minutes to pull together, and the result is a light, tasty dish that the whole family will devour. It’s even better than the restaurant version.
Pork Lettuce Wraps
Fragrant Asian flavors take the lead in this delicious pork lettuce wrap. It’s savory pork, crunchy vegetables and a superb Asian glaze wrapped in a crisp iceberg lettuce leaf and sprinkled with sesame seeds.
Asian Lettuce Wraps
These lettuce cups feature ground chicken and vegetables in an addictive sweet, sticky, salty, and umami sauce. It’s another take on PF Chang’s (but better) and it includes cooking instructions for the slow cooker and the stovetop.
Thai Lettuce Wraps
We love the fresh flavors in these Thai-inspired lettuce wraps. They are the perfect balance of sweet, savoury, sour and spicy with aromatic herbs and crunchy lettuce. You can use pork or chicken, but don’t forget the chile for a subtle hint of heat!.
Ground Turkey Taco Lettuce Wrap
You won’t even miss the taco shells with these ground turkey taco lettuce wraps. They’re easy and tasty, and you’ll be amazed at how satisfying they are, despite being low in carbohydrates.
Crispy Tofu Lettuce Wrap
If you’re in the mood for crunchy vegetables and fresh flavors, these crispy tofu lettuce cups are just what the doctor ordered. The combination of colors, flavors and textures make them a feast for the eyes and the taste buds, and the peanut sauce just takes things to the next level.
Ground Beef Lettuce Wraps
Serve these delicious ground beef lettuce wraps as an appetizer at your next gathering. They’re elegant, colorful, and delicious with the perfect homemade Asian sauce to tie it all together.
Buffalo Shrimp Lettuce Wraps
Once you’ve tasted these buffalo shrimp lettuce wraps, you’ll never want regular wraps again. They’re light, spicy, and so easy to make. The cherry on top is the celery and blue cheese dressing. It really brings all the flavors together.
Egg Salad Lettuce Wraps
If you love egg mayo sandwiches, you’ll adore these egg salad lettuce wraps. They work well as a quick lunch or snack, and they’re ideal if you’re looking to cut down on bread or tortillas.
Bang Bang Chicken Lettuce Wraps
It’s the bang bang chicken you know and love but in a lettuce wrap! We adore this hand-held version of the popular dish. It’s light, fresh, and flavorful and it really hits the spot when you’re craving that signature bang bang sauce.
Teriyaki Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Sweet and savory teriyaki chicken works beautifully in these romaine lettuce wraps. They’re ready in just 30 minutes so they’re perfect for a busy weeknight. Plus, the kids will love having an excuse to eat with their hands.
Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps
It’s a chicken salad you can eat with your hands! These chicken salad lettuce wraps couldn’t be quicker or easier to make thanks to the rotisserie chicken. We love these as a light lunch, especially with the tangy mayo, Greek yogurt and mustard dressing.
Jamaican Jerk Chicken Lettuce Wraps
If you’re a fan of jerk chicken, you’ll really enjoy these Jamaican jerk chicken lettuce wraps. They’re pretty spicy, so simply reduce the amount of Jamaican jerk seasoning if you can’t handle the heat.
Baja Fish Taco Lettuce Wraps
Fish tacos get a makeover in these delicious Baja fish taco lettuce wraps. Tilapia will work well, but you can use any meaty white fish such as basa, haddock or halibut. The fish is spiced and baked to flaky perfection, then topped with fresh pico de gallo, avocado and Mexican lime crema. Delicious!
Burger Lettuce Wraps
A low-carb burger with double the patties? Yes, please! Ground beef patties and cheddar cheese are layered to form these tasty bunless burgers with a special sauce featuring mayo, paprika, BBQ sauce and garlic powder. Yum!
Sticky Sriracha Meatball Lettuce Wraps
Once you’ve tried these sriracha meatball lettuce wraps, you won’t want anything else! It’s an easy and delicious dinner that you can whip up in 30 minutes. Plus, you can make the meatballs ahead of time because they’re freezer-friendly. Bonus!
Vegan Lettuce Wraps
These vegan firecracker lettuce wraps feature crispy tofu, sticky brown rice noodles, lettuce leaves, and a deliciously creamy umami sauce. They’re totally satisfying and you can easily swap the tofu for ground chicken if you prefer.
Best Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 1 pound ground chicken
- salt and pepper to taste
- 4 ounces mushrooms finely diced
- 1/2 cup finely diced onion
- 2 teaspoons minced garlic
- 1 teaspoon minced ginger
- 4 tablespoons hoisin sauce
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
- 1/3 cup sliced green onions
- 1 head butter lettuce leaves
- Add oil to a skillet over medium-high heat. Once hot, add ground chicken, salt, and pepper.
- Cook for about 5 minutes until cooked through, breaking up the meat with a wooden spoon.
- Add mushrooms and onion to the pan. Cook for about 5 minutes or until the vegetables are soft. Add minced garlic and ginger. Cook for 1 more minute.
- Whisk together the hoisin sauce, soy sauce, and vinegar. Pour the sauce mixture over the chicken. Toss to coat evenly. Sprinkle the green onions.
- Spoon the chicken into the lettuce. Serve and enjoy!
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