Chicken Lettuce Cups

These chicken lettuce cups are hiding some sneaky veggies inside - and your partner won't even notice! This is a great option if you're wanting a light dinner :) 

Serves 4
1 brown onion, diced
1 long red chilli, sliced thinly and deseeded
1 zucchini, finely diced
5 button mushrooms, finely diced 
500g chicken mince
150g string beans, tips and tails off and halved 
1/2 tsp pepper
1/2 tsp salt
1 garlic, crushed 
1 tbsp oyster sauce
3 tbsp soy sauce
1/2 lime, juiced
10 cos lettuce leafs, washed 
1 tbsp. olive oil 
Japanese Mayonaise to serve


  1. On a non-stick pan, heat olive oil over medium to high heat.  
  2. Add onion, garlic and chilli into the pan and stir for 2 minutes. 
  3. Add mushrooms and zucchini and leave to cook for 5-7 minutes. 
  4. Add chicken mince into the pan and begin to break up with small pieces using a wooden spoon. Season with salt and pepper. Cook for a further 5-7minutes. 
  5. Add beans to the pan and leave to cook for 2-3 minutes. 
  6. Add oyster sauce, lime and soy sauce and stir to ensure the flavour is evenly spread. 
  7. Spoon some mixture into the lettuce cup. If you would like, squeeze a small amount of Japanese mayo for some extra flavour. 

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