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Savory Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

A savory ground chicken mixture wrapped in lettuce leaves is a quick and fresh dinner. Ready in less than 30 minutes and you'll find most ingredients in your pantry.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Thai/Asian
Prep Time 12 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 4
Author Jen Seislove


  • 6 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp Asian sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp Asian fish sauce
  • 3 tsp sugar
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions white and light green portions
  • 2 tbsp peeled and grated fresh ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • Lettuce leaves for serving
  • Fresh cilantro and basil leaves for serving
  • Bean sprouts for serving optional


  1. Stir together the soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, fish sauce, sugar and lime juice in a bowl. Set aside.
  2. Warm the oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Add the green onions, ginger, garlic and red pepper flakes. Stirring constantly about 2 minutes.
  3. Add the chicken, breaking it apart and stirring occasionally, until the chicken is no longer pink.
  4. Prepare lettuce leaves.
  5. Add the soy sauce mixture and cook until reduced, about 2 minutes.
  6. Put a heaping spoonful of the chicken mixture into a lettuce leaf.
  7. Top with cilantro and basil and bean sprouts (optional)
  8. Serve immediately.