Chicken Lettuce Wraps – PF Chang’s Inspired

PF Changs holds a special place in my heart as it’s the first place my now boyfriend had taken me on a date. My go to meal has always been the Chicken Lettuce wraps so I needed to find a super easy dupe that I could make at home.

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Chicken Lettuce Wraps

While I know this isn’t the exact PF Chang’s recipe, it is pretty dang similar! Plus, it’s very easy to cook this recipe at home, making it the perfect weekday dinner recipe!

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

What You’ll Need For This Recipe

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Serving size 2-3 people


  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 1 (8 oz) can water chestnuts, drained and diced
  • 3 oz shiitake mushrooms diced
  • 3 scallions and whites thinly sliced, keep whites separated
  • 1 head of romaine lettuce leaves washed and broken or sliced in half horizontally


  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1  tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp regular soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1/2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tsp lightly packed fresh grated ginger
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 shallot diced


  • In a small bowl, add all sauce ingredients and whisk together.
  • In a large skillet, add sesame oil and bring to medium-high heat. Add in the ground chicken and cook/stir until crumbled and browned. Add in water chestnuts and mushrooms and white part of green onion. Cook 1 minute.
  • Reduce heat to medium. Pour in the sauce and stir into the ingredients until evenly coated in sauce. Cover skillet with a lid to cook a few minutes and allow ingredients to absorb the sauce. Remove lid, taste and make any adjustments as needed.
  • Lay out lettuce leaves onto a plate. Spoon on filling. Garnish with scallions. Serve the lettuce wraps while the filling is still warm.

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