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Japanese style Chicken in Lettuce wraps.

Updated: Sep 29, 2021

Japanese style chicken with pepper and spring onion in lettuce wraps by kurumicooks delicious tasty easy to make Japanese Asian and Fusion cooking for your kitchen.

Hello everyone. Here's a recipe for those days when you want something nutricious but not too filling - no tortillas or pitta, just some lettuce for the wraps and pan fried chicken and bell peppers for the filling. Get round the table with family or friends, a little chat and then spoon some chicken into a leaf, wrap and pop it into your mouth now and then - there's no better way to spend a lazy lunch time! This dish can be ready to eat in fifteen minutes so it's just the job for a quick, light lunch or supper meal. If you want to try your hand at this, you can find the written recipe just below and the Youtube tutorial by clicking Japanese style chicken in Lettuce wraps or scroll to the bottom of the page.

Happy wrapping! Kurumi XXXX.

If you want to try out a different lettuce wrap recipe, check out my Miso minced pork in Lettuce wraps.


Japanese style Chicken in Lettuce wraps


(makes 2 servings)

30g green pepper

30g yellow pepper

1 spring onion

2 chicken breast (approx. 350g)

2 tsp soy sauce

1 tsp japanese cooking sake

1 tbsp potato flour

1 tsp garlic paste

1 tsp ginger paste

1 tbsp soy sauce

1 tsp oyster sauce

1 tsp sugar

1 tsp sesame oil

8-10 lettuce leaves, rinsed*

1.5 tbsp veg oil

* I used round lettuce but you can use any variety.


how to:

cut the peppers into small pieces

finely chop the spring onion

cut the chicken into small pieces, put them in a bowl, add the cooking sake, soy sauce & potato flour, mix well and set aside for 10 mins

heat the veg oil in a frying pan, add the garlic & ginger and stir fry for about 30 seconds

add the chicken and stir fry for another 2 mins

add the peppers & spring onion to the pan and cook for a further 3 mins

add the sesame oil, sugar, soy sauce & oyster sauce and stir fry for 3 mins

your dish is ready to eat. put the lettuce leaves on a plate with the chicken on another plate. use a spoon to scoop a tbsp of the chicken mixture onto a lettuce leaf , wrap and eat.


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