Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Peanut Sauce

Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Peanut Sauce 4.04/5 (26 votes)

Chicken Lettuce Wraps are favorite in our house and a meal that is requested often! They are light and quick and bursting with flavor. And they are really versatile. Using rotisserie chicken is super quick, but you can also use ground chicken or turkey, or cube and sauté chicken breasts. Then garnish it with fresh vegetables. I chose carrots and cabbage; bell pepper, radish, and cucumber are fantastic choices too!

Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Peanut Sauce



  • 1 head Boston lettuce, leaves separated
  • 3 cups rotisserie chicken, rotisserie
  • 1 cup mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chile garlic sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 carrot, finely chopped
  • 1 cup cabbage, chopped
  • Peanut Sauce
  • 5 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 3-5 tablespoons water, warm
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons honey


  1. Combine honey, soy sauce, chili garlic sauce, vinegar, and sesame oil in a large bowl.
  2. Add chicken and mushrooms and toss to combine. Set aside.
  3. Combine peanut sauce ingredients small microwave safe bowl.
  4. Start with 3T water and add more to reach desired consistency.
  5. Microwave if necessary to smooth.
  6. Heat chicken mixture in the microwave if desired.
  7. Spoon chicken mixture into each lettuce leaf and top with chopped carrots and cabbage.
  8. Serve with peanut sauce for dipping.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 315g Calories 350 Fat 13 Sat Fat 3 Sodium 705 Carbs 19 Sugars 12 Fiber 3 Protein 37.


KID NOTE: The kids love this meal. Something about eating with your hands makes everything taste better.

VEGETARIAN TIP: Skip the chicken. Sauté a mixed variety of mushrooms and add water chestnuts and bamboo shoots.

GLUTEN MODIFICATIONS: Use tamari instead of soy sauce.


  1. agnieszka1221 says:

    This was excellent! Only drawback was that our lettuce leaves kept falling apart so it was difficult to eat, but the taste made up for that!

  2. csanchez12 says:

    We loved these! The recipe only made enough for 3.

  3. elizpete says:

    Added lots of extra veggies and wrapped the lettuce and stir-fry in soft flour tortillas as it was not quiet enough as written.

  4. bmonster says:

    I made this last night for dinner and I loved it however, I felt like it needed a tad bit of spice. Any suggestions? I’m not a fan of Sriracha. My husband is Hispanic and loves spice.

    • sstabenow says:

      I’d increase the chili garlic sauce. Or, try hot pepper oil. You can find it in the ethic section. A very little goes a long way!

  5. mjmoreno says:

    I made this yesterday and my whole family loved it. We went meatless and added extra veggies. The peanut sauce was soo yummy! We will definitely make this one again.

  6. acarleenb says:

    Fantastic recipe! Definitely doing this one again! Also mixed some of the chili garlic sauce with a tad bit of soy sauce and used a little drizzled on each wrap as well.

  7. kmgonzalez85 says:

    If I can’t find Boston Lettuce, is pretty much any lettuce leave a good alternative?

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