Some easy lettuce wrap recipes include Chicken Lettuce Wraps and Asian Lettuce Wraps, which contain beef. These recipes can be found at the Food Network and Taste of Home websites. The recipe for Chicken Lettuce Wraps cooks chicken with mushrooms, water chestnuts and ginger, before adding to carrots, onions and teriyaki, soy and garlic dressing and rolling in lettuce leaves.
To make Chicken Lettuce Wraps, dice the chicken and water chestnuts. Cook the chicken pieces in a large skillet with 1 tablespoon of the peanut oil for 3 minutes. Add the mushrooms, water chestnuts and ginger and cook for a further 4 to 6 minutes until the chicken loses its pink color. Whisk the rice vinegar, teriyaki sauce, soy sauce, garlic powder and red pepper with the remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons of peanut oil. Add the carrots, onions and cooked chicken mixture and stir. Place portions of the mixture onto the lettuce leaves and sprinkle with the toasted almonds before rolling up to serve.
To make Asian Lettuce Wraps, cook the meat in the skillet until done, and then add in soy sauce, hoisin, red pepper flakes, garlic, scallions and ginger for a minute. Turn off heat, stir in peanuts and spoon mixture into lettuce to serve.