SWEET AND SPICY CASHEW LETTUCE WRAPS

These delicious cashew lettuce wraps are one of my go-to weeknight dinners. They can be ready in just 20 minutes, and they never miss!! They provide the perfect blend of sweet and savory. And they are so easy to make. Save this recipe for a night when you don’t have time to cook an elaborate dinner but you want something that tastes like you did.


SWEET AND SPICY CASHEW LETTUCE WRAPS

SWEET AND SPICY CASHEW LETTUCE WRAPS

Recipe by Jenn Lueke
Servings

3-4

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

20

minutes

Sweet and spicy cashew lettuce wraps that are easy to make, delicious, and surprisingly filling!

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive or avocado oil

  • 1 lb ground chicken (can sub turkey or pork)

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1/2 tsp black pepper

  • 1 tsp garlic (can use ground or fresh minced)

  • 1 tbsp ginger (can use ground or fresh minced)

  • 1/4 tsp red chili flakes

  • 1/4 cup coconut aminos

  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar

  • 1 tbsp sriracha

  • 1 tsp sesame oil

  • 1 tbsp honey or maple syrup

  • 3/4 cup cashews

  • Butter lettuce or romaine leaves for serving + green onion, cilantro & sesame seeds

Directions

  • Start by heating the oil on medium heat in a skillet, then add the ground chicken and fully cook.
  • Add the spices, give everything a mix, and let it get aromatic.
  • Add in the coconut aminos, sesame oil, rice vinegar, sriracha, and honey, and mix again.
  • Let the sauce reduce for about 5 minutes, then mix in the cashews and remove from heat.
  • Serve by filling your lettuce wraps with the mixture and topping with green onion, sesame seeds, & cilantro. enjoy!

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