Chicken and Mushroom Lettuce Wraps

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Main Courses | Apr, 25 2022

Chicken and Mushroom Lettuce Wraps

lettuce wraps

Wrap your taste buds in flavor and healthy goodness! These chicken and mushroom lettuce wraps make for a delightful meal and will leave you feeling energized and zesty. Go wild with the mushrooms because they stimulate the compounds that suppress tumors and decrease inflammation. The cancer-kicking sauce ingredients can also be used on a number of different things—experiment and have some fun with this one. 

Sauce Ingredients:

  • 3 TBSP hoisin sauce
  • 3 TBSP coconut aminos
  • 2 TBSP Sriracha
  • 2 TBSP avocado or coconut oil
  • 1 TSP sesame oil 
  • 1 1/2 TBSP rice vinegar
  • 4 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 TBSP fresh minced ginger

Filling Ingredients:

  • 1 lb ground chicken (or optional ground turkey)
  • 3 TBSP coconut or avocado oil
  • 8 Green onions, thinly sliced (whites and greens kept separate)
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 TBSP fresh minced ginger
  • 1 lb white mushrooms, finely chopped
  • 1 small red bell pepper, finely chopped
  • *Optional- 1 can of finely diced water chestnuts 
  • 2 heads of butter lettuce, leaves separated

Directions:

  • Make the sauce by combining all the sauce ingredients into a bowl, set aside
  • Mix in 2 TBSP of the sauce with the ground chicken
  • Heat up 2 TBSP of oil in a large wok, add the chicken and cook until broken up and browned, 5-6 minutes. Transfer meat to a plate.
  • Heat up 1 TBSP oil and add the green onion whites, garlic, and ginger, cook until fragrant
  • Add mushrooms to the wok and cook until they have released their liquid, 3-4 minutes
  • Return chicken to the pan and add the rest of the dry ingredients as well as the rest of the sauce, allow to simmer until the sauce has thickened up
  • Stir in the green onion greens and serve over butter lettuce, enjoy!

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