Sweet Teriyaki Chicken Lettuce Wraps

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAYou all know I’m a fan of super fast, simple and delicious recipes! Last night, I cooked up another! Jeremy and I were both craving something “Teriyaki”. I decided to make lettuce wraps because I have been craving them since eating at Pei Wei.

I’m surprised at how delicious these were! Jeremy gave them two thumbs up and said he’d give three if he had a third thumb. I was browsing recipes online and all of them had 15+ ingredients for the lettuce wraps, so I decided to go an easier route. Do you blame me?

I was excited about eating the leftovers for lunch today, but when I opened the fridge this morning…they were missing. Oh, Jeremy…


Ingredients: *1 head of iceberg lettuce, *1 1/2 lbs skinless, bonless chicken breast, *1 cup chopped green onion, *1 bell pepper, *1/2 cup diced water chestnuts, 1/2 cup & 1 tbsp low sodium Teriyaki sauce, *3 tbsps sweet chili sauce, *2 tbsps olive oil.


-Dice chicken up into pieces.
-Chop up peppers, onion, carrots, and water chestnuts.

PicMonkey CollageAdd the vegetables to a frying pan on high heat with 2 tablespoons of olive oil.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAdd 1/4 cup of Teriyaki to the vegetables. Turn they heat to medium and let them simmer for ten minutes.


Keep the heat on medium. Add the chicken to the pan.


Add another 1/4 cup of Teriyaki sauce to the pan, cover and let the chicken cook slowly.


When the chicken is fully cooked, drain the extra juices.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAMix in 1 more tablespoon of the Teriyaki sauce and three tablespoons of sweet chili sauce.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAdd a 1/2 cup to the lettuce wrap! I served my lettuce wraps with brown rice and steamed broccoli!


  • tess

    My boyfriend made these for me last night (yes he reads your blog) and they were delicious! He used a whole wheat tortilla and I used the lettuce wraps!

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  • ABtflDisaster

    How many servings is this?

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  • Kendra

    Made this for dinner tonight! It was amazing!

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  • Jackie

    Just made this tonight for dinner it was amazing! Light, healthy, and delish! 🙂

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  • Emma

    Thank you for this recipe! I’ve made lettuce wraps like this before, but as you said most of them require so many ingredients. These were perfect, they were delicious and easy to make:)

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  • Courtney

    Made these last night-and they were absolutely AMAZING!!!! Thank you so much for the recipe! 🙂

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  • Beth

    Hi Taralynn, this is the first recipe I made from your blog and absolutely loved it! Your recipes are being made all the way down in Australia 🙂 i have loved discovering your blog and excited to make more of your recipes!

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  • kate

    I’ve never been to Pei Wei before, but I made these for my bf and me for dinner last night and they were SO GOOD! Thank you for the recipe! Maybe you could try to recreate the burrito bowls you’ve been posting from Moe’s next?

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  • Natalie

    I’m making this tomorrow! Thank you for the recipe!

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  • Kayla

    I am pinning this now! I love teriyaki and need some new ideas. I think I will tweak it and instead of the rice, I would add a little quinoa into the chicken mix. Maybe even add a tiny bit of cashews? Hmmm…so many options with this!

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  • Em

    Can’t wait to cook this up!

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  • Britt

    How many onions and carrots did you use?

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  • Jacklyn

    Oooh this looks great! I’m definitely putting it on my menu plan for next week!! Thanks for the recipe! 🙂

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  • Julia

    This looks delicious! I’ve been following you forever on tumblr and now pintrest, but just recently have been getting into a lot of your recipes. Your cheery demeanor and bright pictures are so wonderful and your recipes are simple, yet delicious! Thanks for sharing it all with us.

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  • Livi

    Healthy teriyaki?! I can’t wait to try this!!

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