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A plate full of gluten-free Ground Chicken Thai Lettuce Wraps with lime wedges for lunch.
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Ground Chicken Thai Lettuce Wraps

Ground Chicken Thai Lettuce Wraps are a healthy, gluten-free and low-carb lunch or dinner recipe. These chicken lettuce wraps are full of crunchy peanuts, carrots, and tons of Thai flavor!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Thai
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 255 kcal


Thai Sauce

  • cup soy sauce or Tamari gluten-free
  • 1 Tbsp. fish sauce
  • 1-2 tsp. Sriracha sauce *
  • 1 tsp. ginger grated
  • 1 Tbsp. lime juice fresh
  • 1 Tbsp. coconut sugar or brown sugar

Ground Chicken

  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 lb. ground chicken
  • ½ cup carrots finely chopped

Lettuce Wraps

  • Butter leaf lettuce*
  • Peanuts dry roasted, salted
  • Cabbage finely chopped
  • Green onions finely chopped


  1. In a medium-sized bowl combine Thai sauce ingredients and whisk until combined. Set sauce aside.
  2. In a large, non-stick skillet add oil and chicken. Cook over medium heat for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add carrots and continue cooking and stirring for 3 minutes.
  4. Add garlic to the skillet and cook for 2 minutes. Crumble ground chicken completely using a potato masher or the back of a large fork.
  5. Mix in Thai sauce and reduce heat to a simmer. Simmer for 3 minutes.
  6. Serve ground chicken mixture immediately in lettuce wraps with peanuts, cabbage and green onions. Enjoy!*

Recipe Notes

  • Lettuce wraps also taste great cold.
  • Be sure to store leftover Thai ground chicken and lettuce/toppings separately for best results.
  • Bibb, Boston, and iceberg lettuce work great, too.
Nutrition Facts
Ground Chicken Thai Lettuce Wraps
Amount Per Serving
Calories 255 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 97mg32%
Sodium 1545mg67%
Potassium 697mg20%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 22g44%
Vitamin A 2675IU54%
Vitamin C 3.5mg4%
Calcium 19mg2%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.