Healthy Chinese Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps

Diced rotisserie chicken is layered inside lettuce cups, with shredded red cabbage, shredded carrot, red peppers, scallions, toasted slivered almonds and crispy chow mein noodles and then dressed with a sesame-ginger vinaigrette.

Course Appetizer, Main Course, Salad
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4


For The Lettuce Cups

  • 1 rotisserie chicken, store bought
  • 1 head butter lettuce, washed with leaves separated
  • 2 cups red cabbage, shredded
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper, sliced thinly
  • 1/2 cup carrot, shredded
  • 1/2 cup mandarin oranges, sliced (canned or fresh)
  • 1/4 cup crispy chow mein noodles, (I used La Choy)
  • 2 tbsp scallions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp almonds, toasted

For The Sesame-Ginger Dressing

  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup grapeseed oil
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 tsp ginger, minced
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame seeds


  1. Shred or dice (your preference) one breast from the rotisserie chicken. Then prepare the dressing by mixing all the ingredients in a bowl.

  2. Arrange butter lettuce cups on a plate. 3 per person is a nice serving. Then layer with the shredded red cabbage, carrot, red peppers, chicken, mandarin oranges, scallions, toasted slivered almonds and crispy chow mein noodles.

  3. Just before serving drizzle each of the cups with the sesame-ginger vinaigrette. Enjoy Immediately!