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Basil Chicken Lettuce Wraps


These basil chicken lettuce wraps are simple to prepare and super light. They make for a perfect easy weeknight dinner or appetizer.


  • ground chicken (1 lb)
  • diced jalapeno to taste
  • 1 T. soy sauce
  • 1 T. oil
  • 2 T. white sugar
  • 1 T. hoisin sauce
  • 1 T. garlic
  • 1 T. water
  • fresh basil
  • brown rice (about 2 cups)
  • lettuce leaves, washed


  1. Brown chicken with all ingredients up to basil. When finished, add torn basil until wilted.
  2. Add cooked brown rice to the chicken mixture and heat through.
  3. Roll up in the lettuce leaves and top with extra basil or other fresh herbs.
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Sauté
  • Cuisine: Asian

Keywords: basil chicken lettuce wraps, lettuce wraps, chicken lettuce wraps