Thai Protein Lettuce Wrap
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Total Servings: 6

Kitchen Tools

  • preheat with oil over medium-high heat


  • 1 tablespoon

  • 1/4 cupdiced

  • 2 clovesminced

  • 1 tablespoonminced or grinder paste

  • 10 oz

  • 1/4 cup

  • 2 tablespoons

  • 1 eachjuiced

  • 1 teaspoon

  • 1/3 cupchopped

  • 1/4 cupchopped

  • 1/4 cup

  • 1/4 - 1/2 cupshredded

  • 1 eachleaves separated and wached


  1. Preheat pan over medium-high heat with oil

  2. Dice 1/4 cup onion

  3. Mince 2 cloves of garlic

  4. Mince 1 tablespoon of ginger

  5. Juice 1 lime

  6. Chop 1/3 cup cashews

  7. Chop 1/4 cup scallions

  8. Shred 1/4-1/2 cup carrots

  9. Wash and separate leaves from 1 head of butter lettuce


  1. 1

    Make the garlic, ginger pan sauce. Heat up a pan to medium high heat and add the oil. Once the oil is hot, add in the onions. Toss and let cook for 2-3 minutes until the onions start to brown and turn translucent. Then add in the garlic and ginger. Toss all ingredients together and let it cook for 2 minutes.

  2. 2

    Add the ground protein to the pan, tossing it in the pan sauce break it up with a wooden spoon or spatula. Season the protein with a little salt and pepper and let it cook until it starts to turn golden brown and there is no pink, about 3-4 minutes.

  3. 3

    Meanwhile, in a separate bowl, add coconut aminos, chili sauce, lime juice, and honey. Mix to combine.

  4. 4

    Chop cashews and sprinkle over the protein in the pan and pour in the sauce. Toss all together, reduce from heat to low and let that all cook for 2 more minutes. Remove the pan from heat and let it cool for a few minutes. While cooling, chop carrots, scallions and cilantro. Add to protein mix and toss.

  5. 5

    To assemble the lettuce wraps, open one of the lettuce leaves and add a big spoonful of the mixture into the wrap. Repeat for additional wraps and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts per Serving

158 calories 8g carbs 1g fiber 9g fat 11g protein


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