Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe

Cashew chicken lettuce wraps recipe - Dr. Axe

This cashew chicken lettuce wraps recipe is full of flavor, healthy fats and high in protein! It’s healthy, easy to make and a favorite of many!

Total Time

15-20 minutes



Diet Type



  • 2 tablespoons tamari or coconut aminos
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1½ pounds chicken breasts, cut into ¾ inch pieces
  • sea salt and black pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger root
  • 1 bunch scallions, trimmed and sliced
  • One 8 ounce can sliced water chesnuts, drained
  • ¼ cup roasted, unsalted cashews
  • 1 small head Boston or Bibb lettuce, leaves separated


  1. Combine tamari and honey/agave in a small bowl, set aside.
  2. Heat oil in large skillet over med/high heat. Season chicken with sea salt and pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until chicken begins to brown, about 3 min.
  3. Lower heat to medium and stir in garlic and ginger. Add scallions and cook for 1 min. Stir in water chesnuts and soy sauce mixture. Continue to cook until chicken is cooked through, about 4 min. Remove from heat and sprinkle with cashews.
  4. Divide lettuce leaves among individual plates and spoon chicken over the top.

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  1. Himanshu mishra on

    Hello thanks for such informative article that helps me to learn something new to cook I learn to cook the cashew chicken lettuce with the help of the given recipe here on our website you will get the process to access control panel in windows 10 operating system step by step with the help of pictures.

  2. NoraWriter on

    Now THOSE are some good instructions! Can’t wait to try this. Thanks for listening to us :)

    One question, would pan roasting the cashews be bad?


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