Thai-Style Lettuce Wraps

Theresa WarrenEssential Oils, Recipes, The Essential Path

Summer often means cookouts, parties, and potlucks.  Finding a simple, fun, yet healthy alternative can be a challenge.

These yummy Thai-style lettuce wraps will provide a refreshing new addition to your events. The best part? They’ll take only 20 minutes to make. Try these out at your next  party or for any casual get-together!


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound ground chicken, turkey, or chopped mushrooms for a vegetarian option
  • 2 tablespoons red curry paste
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 cup cabbage, chopped
  • 8 ounces water chestnuts, drained and diced
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 2 drops Ginger Vitality™ essential oil
  • 1 drop Basil Vitality™ essential oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 head iceberg lettuce


  1. Spritz cabbage, red pepper, green onions, and lettuce with Thieves Fruit & Veggie Spray, rinse, and cut.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet until very hot. Add ground chicken or turkey and cook about 3 minutes on medium-high heat until it begins to brown.
  3. Add red curry paste, garlic, diced peppers, cabbage, and water chestnuts and stir-fry for another 3 minutes.
  4. Add hoisin sauce and green onions and toss.
  5. Stir in Ginger Vitality and Basil Vitality essential oils.
  6. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Transfer cooked chicken to a bowl.
  8. To serve, place spoonfuls of filling into pieces of lettuce.