Slow Cooker Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours in slow cooker
These wraps are amazing…powerful flavors with simple ingredients!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 4 - small boneless chicken breasts
  • 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
  • 2 - Tbsp cornstarch**
  • 16 - large lettuce leaves**
  • Garnish: - sesame seeds**
  • Garnish: - sliced green onions**
  • Side: - rice**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, honey, rice vinegar, minced garlic, ground ginger and crushed red pepper.
  2. Place the chicken breasts in the base of the slow cooker and pour the Asian sauce over the top.
  3. Set on low and cook for 8 hours. With 30 minutes left in the cooking cycle, make a slurry with the cornstarch and equal amount of water, and then stir it into the sauce. Cook for 30 more minutes to allow sauce to thicken.
  4. Shred the chicken with 2 forks and mix into the thickened sauce. Spoon the shredded chicken into large lettuce leaves. Add the sesame seed and sliced green onions, and then wrap up the lettuce leaves.
  5. Cook the rice, as directed.
  6. Serve Slow Cooker Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps with rice.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

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

  • 4 small boneless chicken breasts
  • 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
  • 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 slow cooker and cooking on low for 8 hours. Thicken with cornstarch at the end of the cooking cycle as directed. Assemble lettuce wraps as directed.

Special notes

Use coconut aminos and approved thickener for Paleo meal.

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

Slow Cooker Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and slow cook on low for 8 hours. With 30 minutes remaining in cooking cycle, stir in the cornstarch to thicken sauce.
Serve with rice.

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