Chicken Larb Lettuce Cups

Picture of chicken larb lettuce cups with herbs and pickled onions recipe from the recipe blog on the Healthy Eats Page of the San Francisco Scenic Fit outdoor fitness training groups website

Bon Appetit | serves 2


  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 lb of ground chicken
  • 1 red onion sliced thinly
  • 4 minced garlic cloves
  • 1 serrano pepper
  • 3-4 chopped scallions (green and white parts)
  • 1 tbs soy sauce
  • 1 tbs brown sugar
  • 1 head of butter lettuce
  • 1 tbs hot sauce like sriracha
  • 1 lime
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, basil and/or mint
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  1. Thinly slice red onion and cover with 2-3 tbs of rice vinegar. Place in fridge.
  2. Warm large frying pan on medium heat.
  3. Cook chicken, garlic, pepper, scallions in pan until chicken is cooked through
  4. Add 2 tbs of soy sauce, 1 tbs of sriracha and 1 tbs of brown sugar mix and cook an additional  minute or so.
  5. Wash and dry lettuce
  6. Wash and cut up cilantro and basil.
  7. Assemble lettuce cups placing cooked ground chicken in cup, followed by red onion, cilantro and basil. Squeeze lime over cups.

See original recipe on Bon Appetit