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These Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps are reminiscent of PF Chang's Chicken Lettuce Wraps, yet they're gluten-free, paleo and much healthier. It's a family favorite chicken dinner recipe.
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Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps (gluten-free, paleo)

These Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps are reminiscent of PF Chang's Chicken Lettuce Wraps, yet they're healthier, gluten-free and paleo. I'm sure they'll soon become one of your favorite chicken dinner recipes. Watch me make them in the video above.
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps, Keto Lettuce Wraps, Paleo Lettuce Wraps
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 338kcal
Author: Lisa Bryan



  • 5 tbsp tamari soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp almond butter
  • 1 tbsp blackstrap molasses
  • 2 tsp white wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp toasted sesame oil

Lettuce Wraps

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 1/2 large onion diced
  • 3 green onions sliced
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tbsp freshly grated ginger
  • 8 oz water chestnuts (whole or sliced) drained and diced
  • black pepper to taste
  • 1 head butter lettuce leaves removed and washed
  • optional 1 cup mung bean sprouts


  • Combine all of the sauce ingredients together in a small bowl and whisk together.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large sauté pan on medium-high heat. Add the ground chicken and cook until browned, making sure to break up the chicken as it cooks.
  • Add the minced garlic, onion and ginger to the chicken and cook for 1-2 minutes longer, or until the onion starts to become translucent.
  • Pour the sauce on top of the chicken and stir until well combined. Add the water chestnuts and green onions, then stir everything together. Season with black pepper.
  • To serve, place a large spoonful of chicken mixture onto a butter lettuce leaf. Top with mung bean sprouts.



Calories: 338kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 1336mg | Potassium: 993mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1440IU | Vitamin C: 5.9mg | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 3.2mg