Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps

  • Author: Pinerday
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


  • 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 3/4 cup chicken stock
  • 3/4 cup unsalted cashews
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon rice vinegar
  • Salt and pepper , to taste
  • 2 pounds chicken breast , cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 Tablespoons corn starch
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon salted butter
  • 3 Tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • Lettuce cups or butter lettuce
  • Green onions for serving, optional
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic


Heat the butter and oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Once the butter has melted, add in a single layer of chicken. Add a salt and pepper to chicken. Allow to cook for 3 minutes, or until brown and then flip onto the other side. Let cook an additional 3 minutes, or until golden brown. Turn the the heat to low and then stir in the garlic and cook.

While the chicken is cooking, whisk together the chicken stock, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, vinegar, and corn starch in a small bowl. Stir into the skillet and cook with chicken over low heat, until the sauce has thickened. Stir in cashews.

Serve in lettuce cups or over rice if preferred. Top with chopped green onions if desired.

  • Category: Main dish
  • Cuisine: Chinese


  • Calories: 330 kcal
  • Sugar: 3g
  • Sodium: 720mg
  • Fat: 14g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Carbohydrates: 13g
  • Protein: 36g
  • Cholesterol: 102mg

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