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Jamaican Jerk Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Jamaican Jerk Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Jamaican
Keyword: chicken lettuce wraps
Servings: 4
Calories: 270kcal


  • 8 leaves lettuce I used Boston lettuce, but iceburg lettuce works
  • 2 chicken breasts cut into small pieces
  • 1 to 2 tablespoon Jamaican Jerk Seasoning
  • 1/4 cup peanuts chopped
  • 3 green onions chopped
  • 2 cups coleslaw mix
  • 1/4 cup cilantro roughly chopped
  • 1 lime cut in slices



  • Spray a nonstick skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium heat.
  • Sprinkle 1 or 2 tbsp of the Jamaican jerk seasoning over the chicken and toss making sure each piece is generously seasoned. Add the chicken to the skillet and cook for a few minutes, it will cook in about 5 to 7 minutes or so because pieces are fairly small.
  • Make the sauce by mixing together the mayonnaise with a bit of Jamaican jerk seasoning.
  • To assemble the lettuce wraps, top each lettuce leaf with some of the coleslaw mix, chicken, green onions, cilantro, peanuts and drizzle with a bit of the mayo sauce.


  1. This recipe yields about 8 or 9 lettuce wraps, 2 wraps per serving.
  2. To get the recipe for Jamaican Jerk Seasoning click here.
  3. Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.


Serving: 206g | Calories: 270kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 237mg | Potassium: 450mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1030IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 1mg