4.75 from 4 votes
Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps for dinner tonight! A easy and delicious recipe that quickly whips together in under 30 minutes.

Course: Dinner, Main, Main Course
Cuisine: Asian, Gluten-Free, Keto, Low Carb
Keyword: Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Yield: 4 servings (1/4th of the filling fills about 3-4 lettuce wraps)
Calories: 280 kcal
Author: Lindsay
Ingredients
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 3 cloves garlic ,minced
  • 3 Tablespoons chili paste
  • 2 Tablespoon rice vinegar (may omit if you don't have it on hand)
  • 1/3 cup coconut aminos
  • 2 Tablespoon erythritol (or sweetener of your choice)
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional for extra heat)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger (freshly minced gingers work great as well)
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt + more to taste
  • 1 cup cashews
  • 1 head lettuce
Instructions
  1. In a large skillet, cook ground chicken and garlic over medium-high heat. Cook until garlic is tender and chicken is cooked through.

  2. Turn heat down to medium-low. Stir in chili paste, vinegar, coconut aminos, erythritol, red pepper flakes, ground ginger, black pepper, salt and cashews. Cook for another 6-8 minutes, or until sauce is combined and cashews turn color and are slightly tender but still a bit of a crunch in them.

  3. Spoon filling into lettuce, add additional coconut aminos and red pepper flakes or green onion, if desired. Enjoy!

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Recipe Notes

Please note that there are 18 grams of sugar alcohol in the entire recipe and should be accounted for if you calculate the net carbs.

Total of 4.5 grams of sugar alcohol in each serving cashew chicken lettuce wrap (which is about 2-3 wraps)


Please note that the nutrition data below is provided as a courtesy. We try to be accurate with this information but feel free to make your own calculations.

Nutrition Facts
Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 280 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 97mg32%
Sodium 676mg29%
Potassium 858mg25%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 1.7g2%
Protein 26g52%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.