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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
Keyword: dairy-free, low carb, paleo
Servings: 8 lettuce wraps
Calories: 106kcal


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast (cut into very small 1/3 inch cubes)
  • 8 romaine lettuce leaves (I prefer the ones to the middle of the head)
  • 1/3 cup barbecue sauce (see *)
  • 1/4 red onion (sliced very thin)
  • cilantro leaves


  • Heat olive oil over medium heat in a frying pan. Add the chicken and cook for 5 or so minutes, until no longer pink.
  • Toss the chicken in barbecue sauce.
  • Spoon chicken into the romaine leaves, sprinkling with red onion and cilantro leaves.
  • Enjoy immediately.


  • Chicken can be cooked up to 4 days ahead. Refrigerate in a sealed container, and re-heat to serve.


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