PF Chang’s Chicken Wraps

Last updated on December 17th, 2021

These copycat PF Chang’s Chicken Wraps are as good, if not better than the real thing. This recipe is easy, delicious and (mostly) healthy. What’s even better, is that this recipe can be pulled together in less than thirty minutes!

Tips & Tricks for making PF Chang’s Chicken Wraps

Ingredients:

  • rice wine vinegar
  • siracha
  • hoisin sauce
  • sesame oil
  • soy sauce or tamari
  • olive oil
  • white onion
  • freshly grated ginger
  • fresh garlic, minced
  • ground chicken
  • carrots
  • water chestnuts
  • butter lettuce
  • green onions

This recipe has a lot of ingredients and may require shopping at a specialty Asian supermarket. All of the shopping will be worth the effort to get that wonderful copycat flavor from one of my favorite restaurants.

The first step – one I always recommend – is assembling all of your ingredients. Assembling the ingredients may be the most time consuming part of making these lettuce wraps, as the secret to this dish is in the sauce. The sauce calls for several different ingredients which lends to their rich and unique flavor profile.

PF Chang Copycat Lettuce Wraps ingredients

Once you’ve assembled your ingredients, whisk rice wine vinegar, siracha, hoisin, sesame oil, soy sauce (or tamari) together in a small dish until well combined and set aside.

Mix sauce for copycat pf chang lettuce wraps

Use tamari instead of soy sauce to keep this dish gluten free.

Heat frying pan for copycat pf chang lettuce wraps

Heat 2 teaspoons of olive oil in large flat-bottom skillet on the stovetop on medium-high heat until hot.

sautee onions for copycat pf chang lettuce wraps

Reduce heat to medium, add onions and sauté until onions become translucent and soft, or about 3 to 5 minutes.

sautee ginger and garlic for copycat pf chang lettuce wraps

Add garlic and ginger and sauté until fragrant o about 2 minutes.

Add ground chicken

Add ground chicken to ginger, garlic and onions and break meat apart to separate and incorporate all of the ingredients together. Cook until chicken is fully cooked, stirring occasionally. This usually takes between 8 – 10 minutes, depending on your cookware and your stove.

Add shredded carrots

Add shredded carrots and sauce mixture to meat, once it has finished cooking.

add sauce to meat mixture

Stir well, incorporating all flavors together and allow meat and sauce to cook together for 2 to 3 minutes.

Add water chestnuts

Add chopped green onion and water chestnuts and remove skillet from heat.

stir all together

Stir mixture thoroughly and serve in prepared lettuce leaves.

pf chang's lettuce wraps

Serve immediately. Enjoy with your favorite hot or sweet chili sauce if desired, and serve with rice.

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PF Chang’s Chicken Wraps

Course: Lunch & Dinner Recipes, Recipes
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken, stovetop
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Total Time: 23 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 250kcal
These PF Chang’s Chicken Wraps are an easy, healthy dinner recipe that can be pulled together for your family in under 30 minutes.
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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons siracha
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce or tamari* (see note)
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup white onion, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger
  • 3 whole cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1/4 cup carrots, finely shredded
  • 1/2 cup canned water chestnuts, thinly sliced
  • 1 head butter, or other green leafy lettuce separated into individual leaves appropriate for serving.
  • 3 whole green onions, sliced

Instructions

  • Whisk rice wine vinegar, siracha, hoisin, sesame oil, soy sauce (or tamari) together in a small dish until well combined and set aside.
  • Heat 2 teaspoons of olive oil in large flat-bottom skillet on the stovetop until hot.
  • Reduce heat to medium, add onions and sauté until onions become translucent and soft, or about 5 minutes.
  • Add garlic and ginger, sauté until fragrant about 2 minutes.
  • Add ground chicken to ginger, garlic and onions and break meat apart to separate and incorporate together and cook until chicken is fully cooked, stirring occasionally.
  • Add shredded carrots and sauce mixture to cooked meat.
  • Stir well, incorporating all flavors together and allow meat and sauce to cook together for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add chopped green onion and water chestnuts and remove skillet from heat.
  • Stir mixture thoroughly and serve in prepared lettuce leaves.
  • Serve immediately.

Notes

  • Use tamari instead of soy sauce to keep this recipe gluten free
  • Nutrition

    Calories: 250kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 98mg | Sodium: 764mg | Potassium: 803mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2698IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 2mg
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