Grilled Chicken in Lettuce Wraps

Prep time: 15 min
Total time: 30min
Serves: 4
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
Per serving (3 tacos):
calories
290
fat
18 g
saturated fat
3.5 g
carbs
13 g
sugar
9 g
protein
20 g
cholestrol
65 mg
fibre
2 g
sodium
450 mg

Directions

  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.

  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).

  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.