Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Halle's Sweet and Sour Sauce These chicken lettuce wraps are a great way to enjoy a chicken salad in a wrap! Using lettuce leaves to wrap up the chicken mixture is a great gluten-free way to replace bread. This recipe is a great source of protein and makes a scrumptious lunch!




Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Serving Size: Makes 8 lettuce wraps, serving size is 2 lettuce wraps
Number of Servings: 4
Nutrition Information: Calories: 319.2 Fat: 21.0g Carbohydrates: 14.2g Protein: 19.5g



1 tbsp coconut oil
2 cups cooked grassland chicken, minced into the size of a pea
2/3 cups mushrooms, minced into the size of a pea
1 cup water chestnuts, mined into the size of a pea
1/4 cup onion, finely chopped
1 clove of garlic, minced
2 tsp liquid aminos, Tamari or Bragg’s
pink or grey salt and pepper to taste
red pepper flakes
1 oz finely crushed raw cashews
6 leaves of boston lettuce

Halle’s Sweet and Sour Sauce:

1/4 cup coconut oil
2 tsp whole grain mustard
2 tsp raw honey
Dash of pink or grey salt


  1. For my sweet and sour sauce, mix together 1/4 cup coconut oil, 2 tsp whole grain mustard, 2 tsp raw honey, and a dash of salt. Heat coconut oil until it just melts, do not allow it to get too hot. Add the mustard and honey and with a fork whisk it until it gels up (about 2 minutes). Put this sauce aside until Step #5.
  2. In a clean cooking pot, melt 1 tbsp of coconut oil over medium high heat.
  3. Add onions and garlic and saute for 1 minute.
  4. Add water chestnuts, mushrooms and 2 tsp of liquid amionos and saute for another 2 minutes.
  5. Add chicken and sweet and sour sauce, stir until heated through (about a minute).
  6. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Take a heaping spoonful of your chicken mixture and put it in the center of a boston lettuce leaf.
  8. Top with a dash of red pepper flakes and crushed cashews.
  9. Roll up and enjoy.

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