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Healthy Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Healthy chicken lettuce wraps better then p.f changs chicken lettuce wraps. The chicken filling has amazing asian inspired flavors and goes great as an appetizer or main dish.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Course: Main Course
Keyword: Healthy Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Servings: 6
Author: Hannah Stewart

Equipment

  • Slow Cooker or Crock Pot

Ingredients

  • 2 lb ground chicken
  • 2 cups carrots shredded
  • 2 cups mushrooms diced
  • 8 oz water chestnuts (Optional) chopped

Sauce (Blend Together):

  • 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 butter if desired sub peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp raw honey
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Instructions

  • Add sauce ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.
  • Add chicken and veggies into slow cooker and pour sauce over.
  • Cook on low 6-8 hours.
  • It's ready to serve, enjoy!

Freezer Directions:

  • Label Freezer bag with recipe name, cooking from frozen directions and expiration date (todays date plus three months).
  • Add sauce ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.
  • Add all ingredients to labeled gallon freezer bag.
  • Store in freezer for up to three months.

Cooking from Frozen Directions:

  • Thaw overnight in fridge or in the morning in some warm water (meal may not be 100% thawed but that is ok).
  • Add freezer bag contents into slow cooker.
  • Cook on low 6-8 hours. (May need an extra 30 minutes if completely frozen when placed in slow cooker).
  • It's ready to serve, enjoy!

Notes

  • Water chestnuts provide a great crunch but if you want try skipping them and adding fresh cashews as a garnish. 
  • You can use turkey or ground beef instead of chicken if desired. 
  • Serve with some sweet and sour sauce on the side.
  • Great app or main dish!