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Lebanese Lettuce Wraps

These gorgeous Lettuce Wraps are a real crowd pleaser. 

They are Fresh, Frugal, Flavorful, and incredibly simple to put together. 

Course Lunch, Snack
Cuisine Lebanese
Keyword Chicken, Gluten-Free, Healthy, Lebanese, Lettuce-Wrap, Za'atar
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 4 Each Chicken Thights skinned and deboned
  • 1/4 Cup Olive Oil Extra Virgin
  • 2 Tbsp Za'atar
  • 3/4 Cup Prepared Hummus
  • 1 Each Romaine Lettuce Hearts
  • 1 Each Roma Tomato Diced
  • 1/2 Each English Cucumber Diced
  • 1 Each Radish Thinly Sliced
  • 1/4 Cup Parsley Chopped
  • 2 T Mint Chopped
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil Extra Virgin
  • Salt To Taste

Instructions

  1. Heat a cast iron grill pan or a saute pan over medium-high heat.

  2. In a medium bowl, combine Chicken with 1/4 of EVOO and Za'atar, toss and set aside while you prep the fresh garnish. 

  3. Separate the romaine hearts into individual leaves, you will need 3 per serving for a total of 12 leaves. 

  4. In a small bowl  toss the cucumbers, tomatoes, radish, parsley and mint with 1 Tablespoon of EVOO and season with a little salt. 

  5. Cook the chicken thighs approximately 5 minutes per side or until 165°F. Let cooked chicken thighs rest for 5 minutes then cut into 1/2 inch dices. 

Assemble

  1. Spread 1 tablespoon of hummus in the center of each romaine leaf along the rib. Add diced chicken and top with fresh garnish.