Honey Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe: These Easy Chicken Chili Lettuce Cups Are a Healthy Lunch Or Dinner by Tina Haupert

Honey Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe: These Easy Chicken Chili Lettuce Cups Are a Healthy Lunch Or Dinner

This easy recipe for honey chicken lettuce wraps has become a favorite in our house. The sweet and savory flavor combination of honey, marinara sauce and chili powder is pure perfection – and when wrapped in lettuce and paired with fresh cilantro and avocado, it can’t be beat. 

This delicious chicken lettuce wraps recipe is super easy, and so healthy, too!

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours in a slow cooker
Total Time: 10 minutes plus 4 hours in a slow cooker
Servings: 4 to 5

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup marinara sauce 
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder 
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast 
  • 2 heads Bibb or Boston lettuce (8-10 leaves) 
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro 
  • 1 small ripe avocado, pitted and cut into small chunks

Here's how to make them:

  1. Combine marinara sauce, honey and chili powder in a small bowl. 
  2. Place chicken breasts in a slow cooker and cover with marinara mixture. Cook on low for 4 hours. 
  3. Once chicken is fully cooked, remove from the slow cooker and place on a plate, shred with a fork and place back inside the slow cooker with the sauce. 
  4. For each serving, use two lettuce leaves. Top with sauced chicken, cilantro and avocado.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 327, Fat total: 11 g, Carbohydrates: 24 g, Cholesterol: 110 mg, Sodium: 491 mg, Protein: 36 g, Dietary Fiber: 4 g, Calories from fat: 30%

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Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Oh, my goodness. What an absolutely delicious and healthy recipe! #yum

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