Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe

Lettuce wraps have been a favorite quick-fix menu item that my husband and I have loved for years.

 

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The tender, flavorful buffalo chicken all encased in crisp iceberg lettuce was just perfect – fresh tasting even.

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To make them, I used skinless, boneless chicken breasts and chopped them into about 1-inch pieces. Then, I sauted the chicken in my large skillet with a bit of olive oil for about 7-10 minutes. Once the chicken was cooked through, I tossed in diced red onion, garlic, and mushrooms along with buffalo sauce and allowed it all to simmer for about 3 minutes.

As that was simmering, I began pulling apart the head of my iceberg lettuce to make assembly even easier.

Rather than making everyone’s buffalo chicken lettuce wraps for them, I simply made a lettuce wrap buffet including a platter of the lettuce leaves, a bowl for the buffalo chicken, toppings of celery and carrot sticks (since they normally go with buffalo wings!), and some blue cheese crumbles. Beside the buffet was a bowl of blue cheese dip as a sauce as well as some ranch dressing for spooning onto the wrap as a final touch before eating.

All in all, we were enjoying our buffalo chicken lettuce wraps 15 minutes after I began cooking them.

And since they only took 15 minutes to prepare, they are perfect for a quick-fix lunch or supper even on those busiest of days!

Here’s my buffalo chicken lettuce wraps recipe. I hope you love them as much as we did.

Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe

Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps make a perfect quick-fix menu idea. Ready from start to finish in 15 minutes!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 6 -8
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch

Ingredients

  • olive oil
  • 2 skinless boneless chicken breasts, chopped into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 medium onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic diced
  • 1/2 cup mushrooms diced
  • 1/4 cup buffalo sauce
  • 12 lettuce leaves such as iceberg or bibb
  • 1 celery stalk thinly sliced into 2-inch lengths
  • 1 carrot thinly sliced into 2-inch lengths
  • blue cheese crumbles optional
  • blue cheese dipping sauce

Instructions

  • Drizzle olive oil into a 12-inch skillet over medium-low heat. Add chicken and cook, stirring occasionally, until cooked through, about 7-10 minutes.
  • Add onion, garlic, mushrooms and buffalo sauce. Stir to combine and allow to simmer for about 3 minutes.
  • While buffalo chicken mixture is simmering, assemble platter for making lettuce wraps of lettuce leaves, celery, carrots, blue cheese crumbles, and blue cheese dipping sauce.
  • Serve warm.
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Enjoy!
Robyn xo

 

 

103 comments on “Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe”

  1. I love to cook anything on the grill. Especially fresh produce from the Farmer’s Market.

  2. Do you have an easy homemade recipe for a sauce to use on the chicken? Cause I dont have buffalo sauce

  3. I love to bake but with six kids i need to cook every day.. i like to cook one pan meals.. if i can put it into one pan or crock pot, pressure cooker etc. and finish it all up in one pan with layers of flavor is what I like the best.. simplicity at its best!

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