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Orange Chicken Lettuce Wraps

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 8 -10 servings 1x


These Orange Chicken Lettuce Wraps are quick and easy to make, they’re naturally sweetened with honey and orange juice, and they are SO fresh and delicious!



Orange Sauce Ingredients:

  • 2/3 cup not-from-concentrate Florida’s Natural® Brand Orange Juice (I used the “Some Pulp” variety, but any will do)
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • (optional: 1-2 teaspoons sriracha, added to taste)

Orange Chicken Lettuce Wraps Ingredients:

  • 1 batch orange sauce (see above)
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts*, cooked and then finely-chopped (about 2.5 cups cooked)
  • 1 large navel orange, peeled and diced
  • 1 (8-ounce) can water chestnuts, drained and chopped
  • 1/4 cup thinly-sliced green onions
  • 810 Bibb lettuce leaves
  • toppings: slivered or chopped toasted almonds, toasted sesame seeds, (extra) thinly-sliced green onions


To Make The Orange Sauce:

  1. Whisk all ingredients together in a large saute pan (or you can whisk it together in a smaller bowl and then add it to the saute pan) until combined, adding sriracha if desired to taste.
  2. Turn the stove burner to medium-high, and heat the sauce until it reaches a simmer, stirring occasionally.  After it simmers for about a minute, the sauce should thicken.  Then it will be ready to use with the recipe.

To Make The Orange Chicken Lettuce Cups:

  1. Prepare orange sauce as directed above.
  2. Once it’s ready, stir the chicken, diced orange, water chestnuts, and green onions into the sauce until combined.  Continue cooking over medium-high heat for 1-2 minutes until all of the ingredients are warmed through.
  3. Remove from heat, and portion the chicken mixture into the lettuce cups.  Sprinkle with your desired toppings, and serve immediately.


*You could also use ground chicken for this recipe.  Or if you’d like to skip the cooking, feel free to chop up a rotisserie chicken.