Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Fried Rice

When you feel like bringing takeout night into your kitchen, these delicious lettuce wraps will do the trick. Enjoy this copy cat recipe from everyone’s favorite chain Asian(ish) restaurant and a recipe for fried rice because, why not?!

Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Fried Rice

Course: Main Course
Servings: 4
Calories: 479kcal
When you feel like Chinese takeout, but want to DIY, this will be your new go-to meal. Add in egg rolls from the freezer case for the full "we ordered too much" experience.
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Ingredients

Lettuce Wraps

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced minced
  • 1 onion, chopped diced
  • ¼ cup hoisin sauce
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp ginger minced
  • 1 tsp sriracha
  • 8 oz sliced water chestnuts drained and chopped
  • 2 green onion thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 head butter or romaine lettuce

Rice

  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1 eggs
  • 1 carrots diced
  • ½ medium onion diced
  • ½ cup peas
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp ginger minced
  • 1 tsp sriracha optional
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter optional

Instructions

For the Lettuce Wraps

  • Add the olive oil and ground chicken to large frying pan. Cook and crumble over medium-high heat until browned. Drain any fat. Stir in garlic and onion. Saute until onions have become translucent.
  • In a seperate bowl, combine hoisin, soy sauce, rice vinegar, ginger and sriracha. Add to pan and stir.
  • Stir in water chestnuts and green onions. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

For the Fried Rice

  • Scramble your eggs in a medium pan over medium low heat. Remove to a bowl and return pan to heat.
  • Saute the carrot and onion until soft. Add peas, then soy sauce, garlic and ginger (and butter, if desired.)
  • Reheat your rice in the pan or microwave and add to pan. Add egg to the pan. Mix all together. Season to taste.

To Serve

  • Place ½ cup of chicken mix in a lettuce leaf. Top with additional soy sauce, sriracha, or sweet chili sauce, if desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 479kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 147mg | Sodium: 2035mg | Potassium: 1120mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 3571IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 77mg | Iron: 3mg

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