American cuisine

Healthy Chicken Lettuce Cups

Healthy Chicken Lettuce Cups
5 stars rating if you like it!
Healthy flavorful and will suit a lot of special dietary needs. This tasty light bite has no grains and no sugar added. An easy-to-make recipe that will be ready in 20 minutes! I bet you can get all your family to eat this.
PRE TIME: 10 min
TOTAL TIME: 30 min
  • - Filling -
  • 6 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 lb. Ground chicken
  • ½ cup Diced zucchini
  • 3 largeㅤ Zucchini
  • 2 pinch Salt
  • ¼ tsp Pepper
  • 2 tbsp Shallots, minced
  • 1 tbsp Garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp Fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 bu. Scallions, sliced and greens/whites separated
  • 1 tbsp Rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp Coconut aminos
  • ¼ cup No added sugar ketchup
  • 1-2 tsp Sriracha - optional
  • 8oz can Water chestnuts - diced
  • 1 dash Coconut amino
  • ㅤ- Lettuce Cup -
  • 1 tbsp Scallions, sliced and greens/whites separated
  • 1 head Butter lettuce
Step 1
Step 1
In a large saute pan, heat olive oil over medium-high. Add chicken mince and sear until golden brown on one side thoroughly then turn over and then start breaking up the mince in the pan. cook throughout. Remove and reserve in a medium bowl.
Step 2
Step 2
Lightly salt the diced zucchini and set aside for two minutes to allow water to distract. Saute the zucchini in the pan with a little oil for approximately 3 minutes add pepper then place in the bowl with the chicken.
Step 3
Step 3
In a medium heat pan add oil, shallots, garlic and ginger cook until fragrant. Add the scallions, deglaze with the rice wine vinegar and add the coconut amino (or soy sauce) then ketchup and sriracha. Add the chicken zucchini mix and water chestnuts cook gently to allow all the flavors to come together. Check for seasoning.
Step 4
Step 4
Assemble the lettuce cup: add some dark scallions to the mix then scoop a generous amount of mix into the middle of the whole lettuce leaves garnish with more dark scallions and enjoy.