Thai Lettuce Wraps with Minced Chicken

Spicy chicken mince served in lettuce cups, drizzled with a dipping sauce and roasted peanuts. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Thai Lettuce Wraps with Minced Chicken

Main Ingredients Iceberg lettuce, Oil
Cuisine Thai
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Thai Lettuce Wraps with Minced Chicken

  • 1 medium Iceberg lettuce head
  • 2-3 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 medium Onion finely chopped
  • 1 inch piece Ginger minced
  • 6-8 Garlic cloves minced
  • 1 cup Chicken mince
  • 1 teaspoon Fish sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli flakes
  • 2 teaspoons Lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar/jaggery
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 Spring onion greens finely chopped
  • for garnishing Peanuts Roasted and crushed
  • for garnishing Fresh coriander Chopped
  • for garnish Thai sweet chilli dipping sauce


  1. Cut the stem of the lettuce and refrigerate till required.
  2. Heat oil in a nonstick pan. Add the onion and sauté till light brown. Add the ginger, garlic and continue to sauté. Add the chicken mince and cook for five to seven minutes. Add fish sauce, soy sauce and mix well.
  3. Add chilli flakes, lemon juice and brown sugar and mix well. Add salt, spring onion greens and mix well.
  4. Separate the lettuce leaves to make cups.
  5. Arrange the lettuce cups on a serving plate an place the chicken mixture on other side of the plate. Keep the roasted peanuts, coriander and Thai chilli dipping sauce separately.
  6. You can also stuff the cups with the prepared mixture, sprinkle roasted peanuts, coriander and drizzle the dipping sauce and serve.