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These Thai Peanut Chicken Lettuce Wraps are quick, easy, and healthy! Full of veggies: onion, carrot, and red pepper, ground chicken or turkey, and the most delicious homemade easy peanut sauce! showmetheyummy.com #peanutsauce #lettucewraps #thai #healthyrecipe
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Thai Peanut Chicken Lettuce Wraps

These Thai Peanut Chicken Lettuce Wraps are quick, easy, and healthy! Full of veggies: onion, carrot, and red pepper, ground chicken or turkey, and the most delicious homemade easy peanut sauce!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Thai
Keyword: easy, healthy, thai peanut sauce
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 334kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 yellow onion diced
  • 1/2 cup diced carrot
  • 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 1 pound extra lean ground chicken or turkey
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce use gluten free variety if you're gluten free
  • 1/2 cup peanut sauce plus more for drizzling
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • Bibb or butter lettuce to make the cups
  • Green onions for topping
  • Sesame Seeds for topping

Instructions

  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  • Once hot, spray with cooking spray.
  • Stir in onion, carrot, and red bell pepper.
  • Cook, stirring regularly, for 5 minutes.
  • Add in coconut oil, ground chicken, and soy sauce.
  • Cook, breaking it up as you go, until the meat is cooked and no longer pink.
  • Stir in peanut sauce and lime juice.
  • Taste and re-season with salt or other spices, if necessary.
  • Scoop the filling into bibb or butter lettuce and top with green onions and sesame seeds.
  • Enjoy!

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Notes

Nutritional information does not include lettuce (will have a pretty insignificant effect on it anyway), green onions, or sesame seeds. 

Nutrition

Calories: 334kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 342mg | Potassium: 361mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 3340IU | Vitamin C: 26.9mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1.6mg