Slow Cooker Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Servings Servings: 6 servings


2 lbs ground chicken (not ground chicken breast)
3 cloves garlic , minced
1 red bell pepper , cored and finely chopped
1/2 cup finely chopped yellow onion
1/2 cup hoisin sauce
2 Tbsp soy sauce
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 (8 oz) can sliced water chestnuts, drained and rinsed
1 1/2 cups cooked white or brown rice
3 green onions , sliced
1 Tbsp rice vinegar and 1 1/2 tsp sesame oil (optional)
2 heads iceberg lettuce


Calories 502 Fat 14g Saturated Fat 3g Cholesterol 130mg Sodium 821mg Potassium 1338mg Carbohydrates 60g Fiber 6g Protein 33g Calcium 33.4mg Calcium 75mg Iron 3.7mg


Place ground chicken and garlic in a large microwave safe bowl. Microwave mixture, stirring occasionally, until chicken is no longer pink, about 5 - 6 minutes. Drain off liquid and pour mixture into a 5 - 7 quart slow cooker.
Add bell pepper, onion, hoisin sauce, soy sauce, 1/2 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp pepper and toss mixture. Cover and cook on low heat 2 - 3 hours until chicken is tender.
Stir in water chestnuts, cooked rice, green onions, rice vinegar, and sesame oil, cook until heated through 3 - 5 minutes. Season with additional salt as desired. Separate iceberg lettuce leaves and serve with chicken filling.