Thai Lettuce Wraps

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Thai Lettuce Wraps are an excellent summer lunch or dinner appetizer. 


Thai Lettuce Wraps

Thai Lettuce Wraps are a perfect quick summer lunch. Sweet and spicy Thai lettuce wraps will please a crowd. They are almost too pretty to eat. Easy, healthy and delicious chicken wraps with Thai sweet chili sauce.

Serve these wraps with some tasty Pot Stickers – Chive and Pork or Perfect Potstickers.

  • Author: Ree Drummond
  • Prep Time: 25
  • Cook Time: 5
  • Total Time: 150



Chicken and Marinade

  • 1/3 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 3 cloves garlic, grated
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
  • 2 tablespoons chopped peanuts
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

Lettuce and Fillings

  • 8 butter lettuce leaves
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 1 cup thinly sliced red cabbage
  • 1 cup julienned carrots
  • 1 cup cucumber slices
  • 1 cup cooked thin rice noodles
  • 1/3 cup sweet chili sauce
  • 1/3 cup hoisin sauce


  1. For the chicken and marinade: Mix the hoisin sauce, soy sauce, grated ginger, Sriracha, rice wine vinegar and grated garlic in a large bowl or resealable plastic bag. Add the chicken strips and marinate, refrigerated, for 2 hours.
  2. Heat a grill pan over high heat.
  3. Remove the chicken strips from the marinade and grill until cooked through, about 2 minutes per side. Transfer to a serving platter and sprinkle with the peanuts and cilantro.
  4. For the lettuce and fillings: Set out the lettuce, bean sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cucumbers and rice noodles on the serving platter.
  5. To assemble, use the butter lettuce leaves to contain the chicken and fillings. Add some chili and hoisin sauce, then roll them up and eat!


  • Serving Size: 8
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