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Meal Prep Thai Chicken Lettuce Cups (Whole30 Paleo)

Meal Prep Thai Chicken Lettuce Cups (Whole30 Paleo) - Asian inspired ground chicken lettuce cups make the best meal prep lunch! Tons of protein, flavor, and crunch in this nutritious meal. Whole30/Paleo approved!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Thai
Servings: 4
Calories: 288kcal


  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 8 ounces mushrooms, chopped fine
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 3 tablespoons coconut aminos
  • 2 tablespoons almond butter
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha or hot sauce optional
  • 1 cup carrots and red bell peppers, cut into matchsticks
  • 8-12 Bibb lettuce leaves


  • In a large skillet, heat avocado and sesame oils over medium high heat.  Add mushrooms and cook for 2-3 minutes, until beginning to soften.
  • Add ground chicken and continue to cook for 2-3 minutes, breaking up into small crumbles.
  • Stir in green onion, garlic, and ginger and cook until chicken is cooked through.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together coconut aminos, almond butter, and fish sauce until smooth.  Add to the skillet and stir well.  Cook for 1-2 minutes, then remove from heat.

To assemble Meal Prep Bowls

  • Place 3/4 cup (more or less to taste), 2-3 lettuce leaves, and 1/4 cup carrots and red peppers into 3 compartment containers.  Refrigerate until ready to eat!  ASsemble lettuce cups and top with additional sriarcha or hot sauce if desired.


Calories: 288kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 231mg | Potassium: 1040mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 6430IU | Vitamin C: 6.7mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 2.1mg