Chicken and Mushroom Lettuce Wraps

If you’re a fan of delicious yet healthy meals, Chicken and Mushroom Lettuce Wraps should be at the top of your must-try list. These wraps are not only easy to make but also packed with mouthwatering flavors that won’t compromise your commitment to a wholesome lifestyle.

Why You’ll Love Chicken and Mushroom Lettuce Wraps

  • Quick and Easy: When time is of the essence, turn to these wraps for a speedy and straightforward meal with just a few ingredients.
  • Full of Flavor: Experience a burst of deliciousness with the savory chicken, earthy mushrooms, and a medley of sauces.
  • Healthier Option: Opting for lettuce wraps instead of traditional ones brings a fresh and nutritious twist, ideal for those seeking a lighter dining choice.
  • Endlessly Adaptable: Let your creativity shine – these wraps are a canvas for your preferences, allowing you to mix, match, and add favorite toppings.
  • Great for Get-Togethers: Whether it’s a casual dinner or a movie night with friends, these wraps are a hit that everyone will love.

Ingredients Needed To Make Chicken and Mushroom Lettuce Wraps

  • Cooked and chopped chicken
  • Bean sprouts
  • Water chestnuts, drained and chopped
  • Soy sauce
  • Hoisin sauce
  • Salt & pepper
  • Mushrooms, sliced
  • Olive oil
  • Sesame oil
  • Garlic clove, minced
  • Grated ginger or ginger paste
  • Onion, diced
  • Serve with options like Butter Lettuce or Romaine Lettuce, cooked rice, green onions, and cilantro.

How To Make Chicken and Mushroom Lettuce Wraps

  1. Heat olive oil and sesame oil in a large skillet. Sauté diced onions until translucent.
  2. Add sliced mushrooms and sauté until softened.
  3. Mix in cooked and chopped chicken, bean sprouts, water chestnuts, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, salt, and pepper. Simmer for 10 minutes on low heat.
  4. Serve the flavorful mixture with options like Butter Lettuce or Romaine Lettuce, cooked rice, green onions, and cilantro.

Variations & Substitutions

  • Add chopped peanuts or cashews for extra crunch.
  • Drizzle with Sriracha or sweet chili sauce for a spicy kick.
  • Include diced mango or pineapple for a sweet and fruity twist.

Commonly Asked Questions

Can I use ground chicken instead of chopped chicken? 

Absolutely, you can use cooked ground chicken for a different texture.

Are there vegetarian options for these wraps?

 Yes, you can substitute the chicken with tofu or your favorite meat alternative.

How do I store these Chicken and Mushroom Lettuce Wraps?

Place any leftovers in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to two days.

How do I reheat leftovers?

Reheat the filling in the microwave until warm and serve on lettuce wraps or on a salad.

Chicken and Mushroom Lettuce Wraps

Chicken Wraps have always been a favorite of mine. These are on the healthier side without compromising flavor
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chicken and Mushroom Lettuce Wraps
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 212kcal

Equipment

  • Measuring cups/spoons
  • Large skillet
  • Wooden spoon
  • Cutting board
  • Knife
  • Grater

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked and chopped chicken
  • 8 oz bean sprouts
  • 4 oz water chestnuts drained and chopped
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • Pinch of salt & pepper
  • 8 oz mushrooms sliced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 large garlic clove minced
  • 1 ½ tsp grated ginger or ginger paste
  • 1 onion diced
  • Serve with ideas: Butter Lettuce or Romaine Lettuce cooked rice, green onions, cilantro

Instructions

  • Place a large skillet over medium heat and add olive oil and sesame oil.
  • Add diced onions and cook until translucent (5-10 minutes).
  • Add sliced mushrooms and sauté for a few minutes until softened.
  • Incorporate cooked and chopped chicken, bean sprouts, water chestnuts, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
  • Lower the heat to low and let it simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Serve the mixture with options like Butter Lettuce or Romaine Lettuce, cooked rice, green onions, and cilantro.

Notes

Variations:
  • Add chopped peanuts or cashews for extra crunch.
  • Drizzle with Sriracha or sweet chili sauce for a spicy kick.
  • Include diced mango or pineapple for a sweet and fruity twist.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 212kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.04g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 922mg | Potassium: 471mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 67IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 2mg
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