This homemade version of Asian Chicken Lettuce Cups is inspired by PF Chang’s Lettuce Wraps and it's now made with a tastier Garlic Sesame Asian sauce for better flavor. They are so easy to make and can be ready in 25 minutes!
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
Keyword Asian Lettuce Wraps, Lettuce Cups, PF Chang's
Carefully, tear lettuce leaves at the bottom of the root. Rinse under water then allow to completely dry.
In a large rimmed skillet set over medium heat, cook ground chicken. Break ground chicken up into little pieces using a spatula. Cook until no longer pink and all the liquid has cooked off; about 6-9 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine soy sauce, honey, ketchup, rice vinegar, sesame oil, minced garlic, and red pepper flakes.
Pour garlic sesame mixture into skillet. Toss the mixture together until chicken takes on the color of the sauce. The skillet should come to a simmer, cook until most of the liquid is thick and absorbed by the chicken.
Spoon lettuce cups with chicken. Garnish with diced green onions and sesame seeds.
HEALTHIER: A few readers have suggested using sugar-free maple syrup in place of the honey and granulated sugar in this recipe. Replace soy sauce with coconut aminos (found in the soy sauce aisle) to keep these keto chicken lettuce wraps on track.LETTUCE: Choose lettuce that is sturdy such as butter lettuce, iceberg lettuce, or green leaf lettuce. Do not use lettuce that has wilted.