Chicken Lettuce Wraps Whole 30 Freezer Meal Recipe

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Great ready to bask in a burst of flavor and convenience with our Chicken Lettuce Wraps - Whole 30 style!
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Greetings, fellow food aficionados, super moms, and pals!

Great ready to bask in a burst of flavor and convenience with our Chicken Lettuce Wraps – Whole 30 style! These wraps aren’t just about entertaining your taste buds, they’re also the ultimate freezer meal superstar, perfect for parents on the go who are craving a delicious, stress-free meal.

I wear all the hats, just like you – wife, momma, food blogger, and friend – and so I fully understand the daily craziness of family life. I’m so excited to share this delicious make-ahead meal with you to calm that dinnertime chaos a bit. Envision with me: a stash of these protein-packed, flavorful wraps just waiting for you in your freezer, ready to save the day when cooking just isn’t in the cards. It’s basically like having a personal chef on call, ensuring you and your loved ones can enjoy a healthy, delicious meal whenever you wish.

If you’re on the lookout for an easy, Whole 30 Approved freezer meal that will simplify your life and budget, don’t go anywhere because I’m about to reveal the magic behind this amazing recipe!

Why you’ll love this Chicken Lettuce Warps Recipe

  • Protein-Packed: Chicken is an excellent source of protein, leaving everyone satisfied and energized.
  • Fresh Ingredients: Lettuce wraps are filled with fresh veggies, which add vital nutrients and a variety of flavor to your meal.
  • Low Cleanup: Less dishes means more time to chill out or spend time with the fam.
  • Quick and Easy: Chicken lettuce wraps are practically effortless to prepare, making them the ideal option for tired parents looking for an easy dinner.
  • Kid-Friendly: Kids love assembling their own wraps, which can be a fun way to get them involved in dinner prep!
Chicken Lettuce Wraps Whole 30 Approved Freezer Meal Recipe
Great ready to bask in a burst of flavor and convenience with our Chicken Lettuce Wraps – Whole 30 style!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Equipment
  • 1 crockpot
  • 1 gallon freezer bag
  • 1 High speed blender or food processor
Ingredients
  
  • 2 lbs Ground chicken
  • 2 cups Carrots shredded
  • 2 cups Mushrooms diced
  • 8 oz can chopped water chestnuts optional
Sauce Ingredients
  • 5 cloves Garlic
  • 3 tsp Sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup Coconut aminos if desired, sub. soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp Rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Fresh ginger
  • 1 tbsp Almond or Cashew butter
  • 1-2 Medjool dates pitted
  • 1/4 tsp Black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
For Serving
  • 1 head Boston Lettuce
Instructions
 
Prep/freezer directions
  • Prepare a gallon freezer bag, labeling according to your preferred method.
  • Add sauce ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.
  • Add all ingredients to the labeled freezer bag.
  • Store in the freezer for up to three months.
Cooking directions
  • Thaw freezer bag overnight in the fridge or in the morning in some warm water ( Meal may not be 100% thawed but that is okay).
  • Add freezer bag contents to a slow cooker.
  • Cook on low 6-8 hours ( It may need an extra 30 minutes if it was completely frozen when placed in the slow cooker).
  • Shred Chicken, stir back into the slow cooker and serve in Boston Lettuce leaves.
  • Enjoy!
Keyword Chicken Recipes, crockpot dinners, Whole 30 Recipe
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Equipment Needed to make this Whole 30 Chicken Recipe

  • Crockpot
  • High speed blender
  • Gallon freezer bag

Ingredients for your Freezer friendly Chicken Lettuce Wraps

  • 2 lbs Ground chicken
  • 2 cups Shredded carrots
  • 2 cups Diced mushrooms
  • 1x 8 oz Can water chestnuts (Optional), chopped

Sauce:

  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 3 tsp sesame oil
  • ½ cup coconut aminos (if desired, sub soy sauce)
  • 1 TBSP rice vinegar
  • 1 TBSP fresh ginger
  • 1 TBSP almond or cashew butter
  • 1-2 pitted medjool dates
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • ¼ tsp salt

for serving:

  • Head of boston lettuce (for serving)

How to Make a Chicken Lettuce Wrap Freezer Meal

Freezer Prep Directions

  1. Prepare a gallon freezer bag, labeling according to your preferred method
  2. Add sauce ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.
  3. Add all ingredients to the labeled freezer bag.
  4. Store in the freezer for up to three months.

Cooking Directions

  1. Thaw overnight in the fridge or in the morning in some warm water (the meal may not be 100% thawed but that is OKay).
  2. Add freezer bag contents to a slow cooker.
  3. Cook on low for 6-8 hours. (it May need an extra 30 minutes if it was completely frozen when placed in the slow cooker).
  4. Shred chicken, stir back into the slow cooker and serve in boston lettuce leaves.
  5. Enjoy!

What to serve/pair with your delicious Chicken Lettuce Wraps.

Sides

Desserts

Mocktails

Popular Substitutions and Additions

Substitutions

  • Ground Beef or Turkey: If chicken isn’t your favorite, substitute for ground beef or turkey. It will yield a slightly different flavor, but the heartiness will be the same.
  • Peanut Butter: You can use peanut butter in place of the almond or cashew butter for the sauce.
  • Deglet Noor Dates: If you cannot locate medjool dates (or if they’re too sweet for your liking), Deglet Noor dates are a great option!

Additions

  • Sliced Avocado: A great, creamy addition to add when you serve in the Boston Lettuce leaves!
  • Slivered Almonds: If you love an extra crunch, sprinkle some of these on top of the wrap before folding and enjoying.

How to reheat and store Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Best way to store leftover Chicken Lettuce Wraps?

It is best to store your leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator. First, make sure that your recipe has cooled to room temperature. Then transfer to an airtight container and place in the fridge.

How long will Chicken Lettuce Wraps remain fresh in the fridge?

WIth proper cooling, and storage being maintained throughout the timeframe, your leftover Chicken Lettuce wraps will remain fresh in the fridge for 3-5 days.

Can I freeze Chicken Lettuce Wraps leftovers?

Absolutely, you can freeze leftovers Chicken Lettuce Wraps if you are needing to increase your storage time more than 4-5 days. To properly prepare your leftovers for freezer storage, allow your food to cool on the counter to room temperature, after it has been cooked. Choose a storage container or bag that appropriately fits the leftovers needed to store. If using a bag, squeeze out as much air as possible from the bag to reduce the risk of freezer burn. Then, seal and place in the coldest area of your freezer. Your leftovers will remain fresh for up to 2 months.

How to reheat Chicken Lettuce Wraps?

The best ways to reheat your chicken lettuce wraps would be in the microwave or the stovetop. To prepare your leftovers for reheating, allow your frozen leftovers to thaw completely overnight in the fridge. Once thawed, if using the stovetop, place the desired amount of leftovers in the saucepan. Add a touch of chicken broth, if desired, to reduce the risk of sticking to the saucepan. Heat on medium heat, stirring occasionally, until your desired temperature is reached. When using the microwave to reheat your leftovers, place leftovers in a microwave safe dish, in intervals of 30 seconds – 1 minute. Stir between each interval until your desired temperature is reached.

FAQs

Other Chicken Recipes you’ll Love

  • Chicken Tikka Masala
  • Chicken Fajita Bowl
  • Buffalo Chicken Bowl

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