Easy Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe


  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 3 chicken breasts diced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger minced/grated
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 green onions sliced, whites & greens separated
  • 8 ounces water chestnuts diced
  • ¼ cup red bell pepper diced
  • lettuce leaves iceberg or butter lettuce for serving
  • toppings as desired
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce plus extra for serving
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon sesame oil


  1. Combine diced chicken with cornstarch. Refrigerate while you prepare the rest of the ingredients.
  2. Combine all sauce ingredients and set aside.
  3. Heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Add ginger, garlic and the whites of the green onions and cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes.
  4. Add chicken and cook until almost cooked through, about 3-4 minutes. Add water chestnuts, bell pepper and sauce. Simmer 2-3 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.
  5. To serve, place a scoop of the warm chicken filling in a lettuce leaf. Add desired toppings and drizzle with a little bit of hoisin sauce.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 195

Carbohydrates: 9g

Protein: 25g

Fat: 6g

Saturated Fat: 1g

Cholesterol: 72mg

Sodium: 514mg

Potassium: 500mg

Fiber: 1g

Sugar: 2g

Vitamin A: 268IU

Vitamin C: 12mg

Calcium: 10mg

Iron: 1mg

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