How to make Chicken Lettuce Cups -

Boneless chicken legs marinated, cooked and served with rice in iceberg lettuce cups.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन), Iceberg lettuce (आईसबर्ग लेटस)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Chicken Lettuce Cups

Chicken Lettuce Cups Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 3.30-4 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chicken Lettuce Cups Recipe

  • Boneless chicken legs 450 grams

  • Iceberg lettuce cups as required

  • Sesame oil (til oil) 1 tablespoon

  • Light soy sauce 2-3 teaspoons

  • Corn syrup 3 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli flakes 2 teaspoon

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger grated 1 inch

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Shallots finely chopped 2-3 medium

  • mirin 1 tablespoon

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Cooked rice as required

  • Red chillies fresh 1-2

  • Red chilli sauce as required

  • Spring onion greens finely chopped as required

  • Toasted white sesame seeds For topping


Step 1

To prepare marinade, put sesame oil, soy sauce, corn syrup, salt, chilli flakes, garlic, ginger, crushed peppercorns, shallots and mirin in a bowl and mix well.

Step 2

Make slits on chicken legs, add to the marinade and mix well. Set aside for 3-4 hours.

Step 3

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add marinated chicken with the marinade and cook for 1 minute, flipping, till equally done on both sides.

Step 4

Reduce heat, cover and cook for 8-10 minutes or till chicken is fully done. Transfer the cooked chicken onto a plate reserving the cooked marinade.

Step 5

Roughly slice the chicken legs.

Step 6

Place each lettuce cup in separate bowls. Put some cooked rice in each of them.

Step 7

Finely chop red chillies.

Step 8

Pour some cooked marinade and chilli sauce on top of rice. Put some sliced chicken, chopped red chillies, some spring onion greens on the rice and top with sesame seeds.

Step 9

Serve hot.

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