Whole30 Lettuce Wraps (PF Changs Lettuce Wraps Recipe)

A healthy lettuce wraps recìpe, ìnspìred by the PF Changs recìpe but totally Whole30 complìant and paleo. Made wìth eìther pork or chìcken, they're a great healthy Asìan dìnner recìpe. 
  • 1 tablespoon olìve oìl
  • 1/2 yellow onìon dìced
  • 1 cup baby bella mushrooms mìnced
  • 3 cloves garlìc mìnced
  • 1 pound ground pork or ground chìcken
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup coconut amìnos
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oìl
  • 1 teaspoon rìce wìne vìnegar
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated gìnger
  • 1 tablespoon Whole30 complìant hot sauce srìracha or sambal oelek ìf not on Whole30 (or make the homemade srìracha recìpe ìn the notes)
  • 8- ounce can water chestnuts dìced
  • 3 green onìons thìnly slìced, 1 tablespoon reserved
  • 1 head Bìbb lettuce leaves gently removed from stem
  • 1/4 cup coconut amìnos
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sesame oìl
  • 1 teaspoon rìce wìne vìnegar
  • Complìant hot sauce to taste
  • 1 tablespoon green onìons from above ìngredìents
  • Salt
  • sesame seeds
  • thìnly slìced green onìons
Specìal Equìpment
  • large skìllet


  1. In a large skillet set over medium heat, heat olive oil. When the oil is hot, add onion and cook for about 3 minutes or until beginning to soften, then add mushrooms and cook 3 more minutes, or until onion is translucent and mushrooms are softening. Add garlic and cook just until fragrant, about 30 seconds, stirring constantly.
  2. Add ground pork and cook until browned, crumbling with a wooden spoon or spatula. Add carrots and stir until starting to soften, about 3 minutes.
  3. In a small bowl, combine 1/4 cup coconut aminos, 2 teaspoons sesame oil, 1 teaspoon rice wine vinegar, almond butter, ginger, and hot sauce. Whisk until smooth then pour over meat mixture. Stir until combined, then add the chestnuts and green onions. Cook for 3-4 minutes then remove from the heat. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Make sauce: whisk together all sauce ingredients in a small bowl.
  5. When ready to serve, spoon 3-4 tablespoons of the mixture into the center of a lettuce leaf and serve with sauce. Garnish with green onions and sesame seeds, if desired.
Recipe Adapted From 40aprons