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5 from 2 votes

Barbecue Chicken Lettuce Wraps

5 simple ingredients and 15 minutes is all you need to make these barbecue chicken lettuce wraps! Light, full of flavor, and a real crowd pleaser.
Prep Time8 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Diet: Gluten Free, Low Calorie
Servings: 8 lettuce wraps
Calories: 106kcal


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast cut into very small ⅓ inch cubes; see note 1
  • 8 romaine lettuce leaves see note 2
  • cup barbecue sauce see note 3
  • ¼ red onion sliced very thin
  • cilantro leaves


  • Cook chicken- Heat olive oil over medium heat in a frying pan. Add the chicken and cook for 5 or so minutes, until no longer pink.
  • Combine- Toss the chicken in barbecue sauce.
  • Serve- Spoon chicken into the romaine leaves, sprinkling with red onion and cilantro leaves.
    overhead shot of three barbecue chicken lettuce wraps on a gray plate


1- swap for 1 lb of ground chicken, pork, beef or turkey; adjust cook time as needed
2- You can use butter, romaine, or iceberg lettuce for lettuce wraps; I love the crunch that romaine lettuce adds.
3- use your favorite brand! I come back to Sweet Baby Ray's time and time again.


Serving: 1lettuce wrap | Calories: 106kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 190mg | Potassium: 311mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2480IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 0.6mg