20-Minute Game Day Lettuce Wrap Recipe

30 March 15, 2016 - Vitality Recipes

March Madness means basketball, brackets, and spending time with your favorite crew. But let’s get real: It’s also about the finger foods.

These yummy Thai-style lettuce wraps will keep you fueled throughout the game. The best part? They’ll take only 20 minutes to make, leaving plenty of time on the clock to don a jersey and face paint. Try these out for your March Madness party or for any casual get-together!

Thai-Style Lettuce Wraps

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Thai-Style Lettuce Wraps


  • 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.

What are your go-to party snacks? Tell us about your game day faves in the comments.


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