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Honey Lemon Chicken Lettuce Wraps are such a great appetizer, snack or the perfect healthier dinner. Full of flavor and light, ready in 30 minutes.

Honey Lemon Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Honey Lemon Chicken Lettuce Wraps are such a great appetizer, snack or the perfect healthier dinner. Full of flavor and light, ready in 30 minutes.

Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 10 wraps
Calories 158 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • 1 cup white rice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 skinless chicken breasts , cut into 1-inch chunks
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper , to taste
  • 2 heads butter lettuce

Honey Lemon Glaze:

  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon lite soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger
  • 5 cloves garlic , minced
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

Garnish:

  • 1 green onion , thinly sliced
  • ½ teaspoon sesame seeds

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan add rice and 1½ cups water, cook rice according to package instructions; set aside when ready.
  2. In the meantime, heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

  3. Season chicken with salt and pepper add it to the skillet, cook until golden, stirring and tossing occasionally, about 3-4 minutes. Remove skillet from heat and set aside.

Honey Lemon Glaze:

  1. Add chicken broth, orange juice, lemon juice, lemon zest, honey, soy sauce, vinegar, ginger, garlic, and cornstarch to a medium sauce pan over medium heat, stir to combine. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until slightly thickened, stirring from time to time, about 4-5 minutes.

  2. Once the sauce has thickened, pour it over the chicken. Cook on medium-low heat for 1-2 minutes, stirring and gently tossing to combine. Remove from heat and set aside until ready to serve.

  3. To serve, spoon 2 tablespoons of rice into the center of a cleaned lettuce leaf, top with honey lemon chicken, drizzle with a little more honey lemon glaze. If desired, garnish with sesame seeds and chopped green onion.
  4. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Honey Lemon Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Amount Per Serving
Calories 158 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 14mg5%
Sodium 173mg8%
Potassium 213mg6%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 1110IU22%
Vitamin C 5.9mg7%
Calcium 18mg2%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.