Savor the spicy and tangy flavors of the Caribbean with these Jerk Chicken Lettuce Wraps! Packed with aromatic spices and juicy chicken, these wraps are a perfect combination of heat and freshness.
Jerk Chicken Lettuce Wraps
- 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs
- 2 tablespoons jerk seasoning
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 1 lime, juiced
- Lettuce leaves for wrapping
- Optional toppings: sliced mango, diced red onion, cilantro
- Begin by cutting the chicken thighs into bite-sized pieces.
- In a bowl, combine the jerk seasoning, olive oil, soy sauce, brown sugar, and lime juice.
- Add the chicken to the marinade, ensuring it’s coated evenly. Let it marinate for at least 30 minutes in the refrigerator.
- Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the marinated chicken for about 6-8 minutes or until fully cooked.
- Prepare the lettuce leaves for wrapping.
- Place a spoonful of the jerk chicken onto each lettuce leaf.
- Add optional toppings like sliced mango, diced red onion, and cilantro if desired.
- Serve immediately and enjoy the flavorful Jerk Chicken Lettuce Wraps!
Preparation Time: 40 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Nutritional information: Calories: 280, Protein: 25g, Carbohydrates: 7g, Fat: 15g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 120mg, Sodium: 380mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 4g