Teddi Mellencamp - Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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Teddi Mellencamp's famous recipe that comes together in under 30 minutes.
Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Lunch, Dinner
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1-pound ground chicken
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 tablespoons flow sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon sriracha (optional)
  • 1 8-ounce can whole water chestnuts, drained and diced
  • ½ red bell pepper, finely diced
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 head butter lettuce

Teddi Mellencamp Chicken Lettuce Cups - Home & Family


  1. Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add ground chicken and cook until browned, about 3-5 minutes, making sure to crumble the chicken as it cooks.
  3. Stir in garlic, onion, bell pepper, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, ginger, and sriracha until onions have become translucent, about 1-2 minutes.
  4. Stir in chestnuts and green onions until tender, about 1-2 minutes; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  5. To serve, spoon several tablespoons of the chicken mixture into the center of a lettuce leaf, taco style.

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