Curry Chicken Lettuce Wraps


Embark on a culinary journey to the vibrant streets of a spice bazaar with our Exotic Spice Bazaar Curry Chicken Lettuce Wraps. These wraps are a mélange of aromatic spices and tender chicken, enveloped in crisp lettuce leaves, offering a symphony of flavors that dance on your palate. Ideal for a quick, flavorful meal or a festive appetizer.

Curry Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 4
  • Serving Size: 2 lettuce wraps

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)

  • Calories: 190 kcal
  • Protein: 18g
  • Carbohydrates: 8g
  • Fat: 9g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sodium: 300mg


  • Boneless chicken breasts, diced – 1 lb (450g)
  • Onion, finely chopped – ½ cup (80g)
  • Garlic, minced – 2 cloves
  • Curry powder – 2 tablespoons (30g)
  • Cumin – 1 teaspoon (5g)
  • Coconut milk – ½ cup (120ml)
  • Tomato paste – 1 tablespoon (15ml)
  • Lime juice – 1 tablespoon (15ml)
  • Salt and pepper – to taste
  • Large lettuce leaves (such as Butter or Iceberg) – 8
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped – for garnish
  • Crushed peanuts – for garnish (optional)

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. In a skillet, cook the chicken, onion, and garlic over medium heat until the chicken is browned.
  2. Stir in curry powder, cumin, coconut milk, tomato paste, and lime juice.
  3. Simmer for 10 minutes until the sauce thickens and chicken is cooked through.
  4. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Spoon the curry chicken mixture onto the center of each lettuce leaf.
  6. Garnish with chopped cilantro and crushed peanuts if desired.
  7. Fold the lettuce over the filling to form a wrap.
  8. Serve immediately to enjoy the full burst of flavors.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Quality Curry Powder: Use a high-quality curry powder for the best flavor.
  • Thickness of Sauce: Adjust the amount of coconut milk to achieve your desired sauce consistency.
  • Lettuce Selection: Opt for large, pliable lettuce leaves that can hold the filling.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I make this with vegetarian protein?

Absolutely, tofu or chickpeas are great substitutes for chicken.

How can I store leftovers?

Keep the curry chicken mixture in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days. Assemble wraps fresh.

Is it possible to make this dish less spicy?

Yes, reduce the amount of curry powder for a milder flavor.

Let the Exotic Spice Bazaar Curry Chicken Lettuce Wraps take your taste buds on an unforgettable adventure. Each bite is a celebration of rich spices and tender chicken, all wrapped in a leaf of freshness. Perfect for a gathering or a special meal at home, these wraps are a delightful escape to a world of exotic flavors!