Apple Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
These chicken wraps are so fresh! Wrapping them up in lettuce makes them healthy, and fun for kids.

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 - lb(s) ground chicken
  • 1 - tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 - tsp salt
  • 6 - Tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 - Tbsp honey
  • 1 - Tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 - tsp minced garlic
  • 1 - tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 - tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1 - tsp cornstarch**
  • 16 - large lettuce leaves**
  • Garnish: - chopped apples**
  • Garnish: - sliced green onions**
  • Side: - veggies**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. In a large skillet, brown the ground chicken with garlic powder and salt.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, honey, rice vinegar, minced garlic, ground ginger and crushed red pepper. Stir into the ground chicken over low heat and warm the sauce through.
  3. Mix together the cornstarch with equal parts water and swirl it into the sauce. Let simmer for 2 to 3 minutes to thicken.
  4. Chop the apples and slice the green onions. Assemble the lettuce wraps with the chicken mixture topped with chopped apples and sliced green onions.
  5. Prepare fresh veggies.
  6. Serve Apple Chicken Lettuce Wraps with fresh veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Brown 2 lbs. ground chicken with 2 tsp garlic powder and 1 tsp salt. Let cool.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together 12 Tbsp soy sauce, 4 Tbsp honey, 2 Tbsp rice vinegar, 4 tsp minced garlic, 2 tsp ground ginger and 1 tsp crushed red pepper.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • Half of the browned ground chicken
  • Half of the prepared sauce
  • Do NOT add the cornstarch

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the skillet and reheating. Mix together the cornstarch with equal parts water and swirl it into the sauce. Let simmer for 2 to 3 minute to thicken. Assemble lettuce wraps with garnishes, as directed.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free if you use gluten-free soy sauce.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Apple Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and reheat in skillet. Mix together the cornstarch with equal parts water and swirl it into the sauce. Let simmer for 2 to 3 minute to thicken. Assemble lettuce wraps with chopped apple and sliced green onion garnish.
Serve with fresh veggies.

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