These are so yummy! They taste really close to the lettuce wraps that you can order from that famous Asian restaurant chain. The number of servings will depend on if this is an appetizer or main course for you and how big you make them. If an appetizer, then maybe 6 servings; if a main dish, then 4 servings.

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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Directions

  • Cook and stir ground chicken in a large skillet until the meat is crumbly and no longer pink, about 10 minutes. Drain excess grease. Stir red bell pepper into chicken; cook and stir until pepper is slightly softened, about 5 more minutes.

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  • Whisk 1/2 cup soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, ginger, 5 dashes hot pepper sauce, and sesame oil in a bowl; pour over chicken mixture. Cook and stir chicken mixture with sauce over low heat until flavors have blended, 5 to 10 minutes.

  • Mash peanut butter with hot water in a small bowl until smooth; stir 3 tablespoons soy sauce and 5 dashes hot pepper sauce into the mixture. Set dipping sauce aside.

  • Form lettuce leaves into cup shapes and fill with chicken mixture. Top lettuce wraps with shredded carrots, sprinkle with green onion and cilantro, and a spoonful of peanut dipping sauce.

Nutrition Facts

292 calories; 13.1 g total fat; 66 mg cholesterol; 1893 mg sodium. 10.7 g carbohydrates; 33.8 g protein; Full Nutrition

Reviews (27)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
11/26/2012
We made this for our Grey Cup Party and it was a huge hit! The spice level is very pleasing for everyone but if it was just my husband and I eating it I would definitely make it much more spicy. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
06/18/2015
Waaaayy tooo salty!! Was sooo looking forward to lettuce wraps tonight...what a disappointment. Read More
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32 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 11
  • 4 star values: 9
  • 3 star values: 6
  • 2 star values: 5
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
11/26/2012
We made this for our Grey Cup Party and it was a huge hit! The spice level is very pleasing for everyone but if it was just my husband and I eating it I would definitely make it much more spicy. Read More
(10)
Rating: 5 stars
11/26/2012
We made this for our Grey Cup Party and it was a huge hit! The spice level is very pleasing for everyone but if it was just my husband and I eating it I would definitely make it much more spicy. Read More
(10)
Rating: 4 stars
12/23/2012
Very good I choose to add the peanut butter and l/3 cup of unsalted peanuts directly into the chicken mixture. With heat on low melted the peanut butter and then removed from heat and served sprinkling the green onions and grated carrots on top. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/13/2013
Loved this recipe. I used romaine lettuce and green pepper instead of red but I doubt that made that much of a difference. Definitely liked the dipping sauce directly on top of the chicken mixture. Will make again! Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
06/25/2014
WAY too salty! Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
06/18/2015
Waaaayy tooo salty!! Was sooo looking forward to lettuce wraps tonight...what a disappointment. Read More
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Rating: 2 stars
12/09/2014
Way too salty and I love salt. Should have listened to the other reviewers and cut back on the soy sauce......WAY back. Read More
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Rating: 2 stars
11/12/2013
Got some chopped chicken meat to give this recipe a try and it was a fail for me my husband did enjoy it thro I think it should be low salt soy sauce and for the peanut sauce just leave out the soy I just added hott water and hot sauce and mixed up the chicken and peanut sauce together right before I put it in the wrap it's less messy that way. I'll try it again and play with the recipe more Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/31/2013
This was great - quick easy and let me use ingredients I had on hand. I sauted diced chicken and onion then added diced zucchini and red bell pepper. Then added soy sauce rice vinegar ground ginger chili oil (so no need for Tabasco) and chunky peanut butter. Simmered on low adding a bit of water as needed then served over a bed of lettuce. A hit with the whole family. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
08/19/2013
This recipe is easy and delicious. I only gave it four stars because I used low sodium soy sauce rather than regular. I also added some extra hot sauce to the chicken because we like it spicy. The peanut sauce is delicious and the onion and cilantro really make the wraps pop. Even better the second day if you have leftovers. Thanks or the great recipe! Read More
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