Grilled Chicken in Lettuce Wraps

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp canola oil 30 mL
  • 1 lb lean ground chicken 500 g
  • 2 large shallots, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 red pepper, finely diced
  • 1 tbsp chili powder 15 mL
  • 2 tbsp lime juice 30 mL
  • 2 tbsp orange juice 30 mL
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce 15 mL
  • 1 tbsp honey 15 mL
  • 1 tbsp sriracha sauce (optional) 15 mL
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro leaves, coarsely chopped 75 mL
  • 12 iceberg lettuce leaves
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped toasted peanuts (optional) 75 mL

Directions

  • Step 1

    Place 9 in. (23 cm) cast-iron skillet on grill preheated to medium-high. Add oil. Sauté chicken, shallots, red pepper and chili powder 5 to 8 min., until chicken is browned.

  • Step 2

    Stir in lime juice, orange juice, fish sauce, honey and Sriracha, if using. Cook 3 to 5 min., until most of the liquid has evaporated. Stir 2 tbsp (30 mL) of the cilantro into the mixture. Remove from heat. Makes about 3 cups (750 mL).

  • Step 3

    Serve larb mixture in lettuce leaves. Garnish with remaining cilantro and peanuts, if using.

Tip

Substitute ground pork or turkey.

Substitute fish sauce with soy sauce.

Alternatively, cook on stovetop in skillet over medium heat.

Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description Per serving (3 tacos):
  • Calories 290
  • Fat 18 g
  • Saturated Fat 3.5 g
  • Carbs 13 g
  • Sugar 9 g
  • Protein 20 g
  • Cholesterol 65 mg
  • Fibre 2 g
  • Sodium 450 mg