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Easy Crockpot Lettuce Wraps | 10 Meals in an Hour | Freezer Cooking | Main Course Meat

Easy Crockpot Lettuce Wraps

This super easy crockpot meal is full of flavor and comes together so fast! It is sure to be a new family favorite.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Keyword Easy Crockpot Lettuce Wraps
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8 people

Ingredients

  • 3-4 lbs skinless boneless chicken thighs or 1 package vegetarian crumbles
  • 3-4 tablespoons butter optional
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon freeze dried or fresh grated ginger
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 can water chestnuts chopped
  • 3 carrots shredded
  • 1/2 cup green onions chopped
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1 head iceberg lettuce cooking day only
  • Sauce:
  • 4 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 6 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar

Instructions

  1. Chop green onions, and parsley;set aside. Chop water chestnuts and set aside.
  2. Shred carrots;set aside. Mince garlic and set aside.
  3. Cut chicken into strips; set aside. If using vegetarian crumbles, brown in 3-4 tablespoons of butter and set aside.
  4. Mix together olive oil, soy sauce, rice vinegar, brown sugar, ginger, sesame oil, garlic, water chestnuts, carrots, green onions, and sesame seeds.
  5. Divide chicken into 2 gallon size freezer bags ( be sure to label bags first.) Divide soy mixture over top chicken.
  6. Make sauce ( be sure to label bags first.) Mixing together- hoisin sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil, red pepper flakes and rice vinegar. Freeze..
  7. Thaw if frozen; cook in crockpot on low for 3-5 hours or high for 2-3 hours; until chicken is cooked. (Note-don't worry if your chicken isn't all the way thawed. It can also cook from frozen, it might just take a little longer.)
  8. Serve in washed & dried lettuce leaves with sauce.