Teriyaki Chicken Lettuce Wraps

May 25, 2016

I definitely have a thing for lettuce wraps lately. I shared these Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps and this Almond Poppy Seed Chicken Salad (which I served lettuce wrap style) and I can’t help but keep a good thing going with these delicious Teriyaki Chicken Lettuce Wraps! I absolutely love them, they are so flavorful and perfect for serving any night of the week since they are easy to prepare.

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The shortcut here is a perfectly flavorful, preservative-free, store-bought teriyaki sauce. I used to believe solely in homemade teriyaki sauce, then I tried Soy Vay® Veri Veri Teriyaki Sauce and my mind was changed. So of course, that is the teriyaki sauce of choice which I used here. I love that not only does it taste great but it’s made with real ingredients, so there’s no reason I wouldn’t want to use it! I know it will frequently by finding a spot for quick weeknight dinners this summer for grilled teriyaki chicken and I’m thinking some kind of noodle teriyaki stir fry is sounding amazing. Another thing I like about this label of teriyaki sauce is that it comes in different variations as well like Low-Sodium and Hawaiian Teriyaki. I love when I find a great product like this that makes those busy weeknights a little easier, without cutting out any flavor of course! You can find it in the asian aisle at Walmart stores.

If you aren’t into the lower carb stuff and aren’t a big fan of lettuce wraps, you can definitely just serve it over white or brown rice. It’s delicious both ways! And it’s packed with so much crunchy goodness – one of my favorite parts of a good lettuce wrap (here these include water chestnuts, tender-crisp bell peppers and carrots, crunchy cashews and crisp lettuce – bring on the crunch!).

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Teriyaki Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Super flavorful, easy to make lettuce wraps with that crave-able teriyaki flavor. Perfect recipe for a busy day. The whole family will love these!

Servings: 5
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced into small pieces
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 cup Soy Vay Veri Veri Teriyaki Sauce and Marinade
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 1 cup sliced green onions, divided
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, cored, seeded and diced
  • 1 (8 oz) can sliced water chestnuts, chopped
  • 1 cup shredded carrots (2 medium)
  • Romaine or iceberg lettuce leaves, for serving
  • 1/2 cup roughly chopped unsalted cashews

Instructions

  1. Heat 1 Tbsp oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and saute 3 1/2 - 4 minutes, or until cooked through, tossing occasionally. 
  2. Transfer chicken to a plate, add remaining oil and repeat with remaining chicken. While chicken is cooking, whisk together teriyaki sauce, water, cornstarch and honey, set aside.
  3. Heat remaining 1/2 Tbsp oil in same skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and 3/4 cup green onions and saute 20 seconds. 
  4. Add bell pepper and water chestnuts and saute 2 minutes. Whisk sauce mixture once more and pour into skillet. 
  5. Cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Add chicken, leaving excess juices on plate, and carrots, toss and let warm through. 
  6. Serve over lettuce leaves with remaining 1/4 cup green onions.
Nutrition Facts
Teriyaki Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Amount Per Serving
Calories 408 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 101mg34%
Sodium 1316mg57%
Potassium 1001mg29%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 35g70%
Vitamin A 6090IU122%
Vitamin C 38.7mg47%
Calcium 46mg5%
Iron 2.9mg16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: lettuce wraps
Author: Jaclyn
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