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Spicy Chili Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe

We’re keeping it simple and spicy this month, and making sure you’re just as warm on the inside as you are on the outside. The more chilies you add, the warmer you’ll be – you might not even need a fireplace after all (some Pepto Bismol on the other hand…).  

Spicy Chili Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe


Serves 2

Ingredients:
  • Chicken – 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, sliced thinly
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, sliced thinly
  • 2-3 cloves garlic, smashed and minced
  • ½ inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  • 3 small red chili peppers, grated
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • Chili flakes, if desired
To Finish:
  • 1 of each: red, orange, yellow bell pepper
  • 1 small head of iceberg lettuce
  • 2 green onions
  • Chopped peanuts, sweet chili sauce, to finish (optional)
Assembly your ingredients and preheat the grill

Step 1: Preheat grill to low-medium heat, and oil a grilling pan or line a grilling basket with foil and oil it up. Assemble your ingredients.

 whisk garlic, ginger, chili peppers, soy sauce, lime juice, and chili flakes (if using); add the chicken and stir to coat.

Step 2: In a medium bowl, whisk garlic, ginger, chili peppers, soy sauce, lime juice, and chili flakes (if using); add the chicken and stir to coat. At this point, you can cook the chicken right away or marinate for up to 12 hours.

 Transfer the chicken and sauce to the prepared grilling pan and cook for about 5 minutes


Step 3: Transfer the chicken and sauce to the prepared grilling pan and cook for about 5 minutes, stirring often, until it is almost completely cooked through.

While the chicken is cooking, slice the peppers, separate and wash the lettuce leaves,

When the chicken is almost cooked through, add the peppers and stir.

Step 5: When the chicken is almost cooked through, add the peppers and stir. Cook until the peppers become tender, about 4-5 minutes.

Spicy Chili Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Step 6: Scoop the chicken and peppers into one or two leaves of lettuce to make a wrap. Top with green onions, peanuts, and sweet chili sauce, if desired.