Sweet and Spicy Lettuce Wraps

Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 28 minutes
Servings: 12 wraps
Calories: 63 kcal
Author: RecipeGirl.com

These lettuce wraps are a nice, lighter idea for dinner.



  • 3 tablespoons unsalted dry roasted peanuts, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 cups thinly sliced cabbage
  • 1/2 cup grated carrot
  • 1 cup canned sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1 cup finely diced cooked chicken breast
  • 12 Bibb or Butter Lettuce leaves


  1. Place peanuts in a small nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; cook 3 minutes or until lightly browned, shaking pan frequently. Remove pan from heat; set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, combine hoisin, vinegar, soy sauce, ginger, oil, pepper and garlic in a small bowl, stirring well with a whisk.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix 2 Tablespoons peanuts, slaw, water chestnuts, and chicken; add sauce and toss well.
  4. Spoon about 1/3 cup of chicken salad in the center of each lettuce leaf; Sprinkle each lettuce wrap with remaining 1 Tablespoon peanuts. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Sweet and Spicy Lettuce Wraps
Amount Per Serving (1 wrap)
Calories 63 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 127mg 5%
Potassium 145mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 2g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 28.5%
Vitamin C 6.5%
Calcium 1.6%
Iron 3.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.