Spicy Asian Lettuce Wraps

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by velorutionista

Originally a Cooking Light recipe, these wraps are great as a festive appetizer or a simple supper. I've added a few ingredients according to my own taste, and these are a hit every time I make them. Great for a dinner if you're short on time (or trying to beat the heat in the kitchen in the summer). Serve with a simple salad and a spicy dipping sauce! You can also replace the chicken with cubed tofu or cooked pork--I've had good luck with both!

Top Review by npubem_noka

ooof...way too salty.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cover bean threads with boiling water. Let stand for 5 minutes or until softened. Drain, and rinse under cool water. Chop noodles.
  2. While bean threads soak, combine cilantro, soy sauce, chile paste, and oil in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add noodles, chicken, and nuts to soy sauce mixture; toss well to coat. Stir in carrots and cucumber, if using.
  3. Spoon 1/3 to 1/2 cup chicken mixture down center of each lettuce leaf; roll up. Serve immediately.

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