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Lettuce Wraps with Grilled Chicken

Lettuce wraps are made with grilled chicken that has been marinated in a mayonnaise-based solution keeping it moist and bronzed. Topped with a spicy sauce for a fun kick!
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  • 1 pound boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 Tablespoon Sriracha sauce
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 3 Tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 clove garlic chopped
  • ½ lime juiced
  • 1" piece ginger cut into 2-3 pieces
  • 4 ounces water chestnuts
  • cup Hoisin sauce
  • 8-14 leaves lettuce
  • 2 green onions optional

Spicy Sauce

  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 Tablespoons Sriracha sauce
  • teaspoon seasame oil
  • ¼ lime juiced


  • Pound chicken with mallet until uniform thickness, about ½ inch.
  • Combine ½ cup mayonnaise, soy sauce, 1 Tbsp. Sriracha, garlic, juice of ½ lime and ginger. Whisk until smooth.
  • Place chicken and marinade in a zip loc bag and refrigerate 5-6 hours. 
  • Combine ½ cup mayonnaise, 2 Tbsp. Sriracha, seasame oil and juice of ¼ lime. Whisk until smooth and refrigerate until serving time.
  • Grill chicken over medium high heat until golden brown and juices no longer run pink - approximately 4 minutes per side. Cool.
  • Finely chop chicken and combine with finely chopped water chestnuts and Hoisin sauce. 
  • Spoon 1.5-3 Tablespoons chicken filling into center of each lettuce leaf. The amount will depend on the size of the lettuce leaf.
  • Drizzle with Spicy Sauce and garnish with chopped green onions, if desired.
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