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Thai Basil Chicken Lettuce Wraps

spicy, sweet, and filling, healthy Thai chicken with fresh basil and jalapeno is loaded into a hearty lettuce wrap to keep carbs low.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Thai
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 230kcal


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 1 jalapeno, seeds and ribs removed, diced
  • 2 teaspoons coconut aminos - or soy sauce or tamari
  • 1 tablespoon honey - optional
  • handful of fresh thai basil - or regular basil
  • 8 lettuce leaves of choice - bibb, butter, iceberg, etc


  • To a skillet, on medium heat, add oil. Once hot, add garlic and saute 1-2 minutes. Add grown chicken, jalapeno, coconut aminos, and honey - if using. Mix well.
  • Cook chicken mixture no longer pink, breaking up using a spatula, about 8-10 minutes. Remove from heat. Add in a handful of fresh basil leaves, and cook until wilted. Remove from heat.
  • Spoon mixture into lettuce cups when ready to eat.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 230kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 12g
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