Spicy Chicken Lettuce Wraps With Sweet Chili Sauce

Spicy Chicken Lettuce Wraps With Sweet Chili Sauce

Plain A light and healthful supper inspired by spring can be made out of lightly breaded spicy chicken breast strips and a homemade sweet chili sauce. It’s excellent for a weeknight supper, or you can pack a picnic and eat it outside. Utilize your preferred in-season vegetables to make it your own!

Servings: 2

Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 20 mins


  • 12 oz. Bare Lightly Breaded Spicy Chicken Breast Strips
  • Sweet Chili Sauce:
    • ½ cup Rice Vinegar
    • ¾ cup Cane Sugar
    • ¼ cup Water + 3 Tbsp, divided
    • 4 Cloves Garlic, Minced
    • 1 Tbsp Red Pepper Flakes
    • 1 Tbsp Soy Sauce or Tamari
    • 2 Tbsp Chili Garlic Sauce or Sriracha
    • 2 Tbsp Cornstarch
  • Salad: 
    • 1 Head of Romaine Lettuce, cored and separated into individual leaves
    • 2 Carrots, Peeled and Thinly Sliced into Strips
    • 1 English Cucumber, Thinly sliced into Strips
    • ¼ Small Red Cabbage, shredded
    • 2 Green Onions, sliced

    Nutrition Facts

    Servings 2

    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 175
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 3g 4%
    Saturated Fat 1g 5%
    Sodium 560mg 24%
    Total Carbohydrate 29g 11%
    Protein 9g

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:


    1. Preheat the air fryer to 360°F.
    2. Place frozen chicken pieces in a basket in a single layer.
    3. Air fry for 13-15 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165º F.
    4. While chicken is cooking combine rice vinegar, cane sugar, water, red pepper flakes, soy sauce and chili garlic in a sauce pan except for 3 Tbsp water and
    5. Mix to combine and bring sauce to a simmer, allow to cook for 4-6 minutes until slightly thickened.
    6. Combine the cold water and cornstarch to create a slurry – add slurry to the simmering sauce and continue to stir to activate the cornstarch. The mixture will start to thicken up.
    7. Continue to cook for another 1-2 minutes and remove from heat.
    8. Allow to cool before plating.
    9. To assemble, place one piece of romaine lettuce on a plate, followed by your desired amount of sliced carrot, cucumber and cabbage. Place 1 chicken strip and top with sweet chili sauce and garnish with sliced green onions.
    10. Optional: dice chicken and toss in the sweet chili sauce before plating and then follow up with more sauce as a garnish.
    11. Serve and enjoy!