Spicy Soy Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe | PBS Food

Spicy Soy Chicken Lettuce Wraps

soy chicken lettuce wraps

These chicken lettuce wraps are spicy, flavorful and the savoriness of the sauce makes the entire thing satisfying. (Recipe Credit: Adrianna Adarme of Fresh Tastes)


Yield: Serves 4

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  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 boneless and skinless chicken breasts, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce or tamari
  • 1 teaspoon fresh grated ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sriracha, plus more for topping
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon crushed peanuts
  • 8 to 10 lettuce leaves, of choice


  1. In a medium sauté pan, set over medium heat, add the sesame oil. When hot, add the chicken; cook for 5 to 7 minutes, until mostly cooked. Mix in the garlic, soy sauce or tamari, ginger, Sriracha and sesame seeds. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes longer until it’s fragrant. Add in the crushed peanuts.
  2. Spoon the chicken mixture into the center of lettuce leaves and top garnish with sesame seeds and a squeeze of Sriracha.
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