Honey Garlic Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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Honey Garlic Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Servings 4 Servings


  • pound boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons canola or grapeseed oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 garlic cloves, finely diced
  • cup chicken or veggie broth
  • cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • pinch red pepper flakes, optional
  • bibb lettuce leaves
  • Optional Toppings:
  • cucumber
  • grated carrots
  • green onions
  • lime wedges
  • sweet chili sauce


  • In a large bowl, combine the chicken, cornstarch, salt and pepper, toss to coat.
  • Heat the oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Add the chicken, and cook 4-5 minutes or until the chicken is golden brown. Transfer chicken to a paper towel-lined plate.
  • Add butter to the pan and melt, then add the garlic, broth, honey, rice vinegar, and soy sauce; stir to combine. Bring sauce to a boil. Add chicken back in the pan, and simmer 3-4 minutes until the sauce reduces and thickens. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and red pepper flakes (if using).
  • Serve with lettuce leaves and toppings of choice. Enjoy!

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