pulled chicken lettuce wraps, meal prep

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

An herb-packed vinegary sauce stars in this make-ahead lunch.

"The secret to these wraps is keeping the bib lettuce separate until you're ready to eat so that it stays soft, silky, and crunchy," says Katzie Guy-Hamilton, chef and director of food and beverage at Equinox. Try this recipe as a part of meal prep or when you're looking for a light, flavorful lunch or dinner.

This recipe is part of our meal prep series for July. Click here for all the details.

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup roasted chicken, breast and thigh shredded
  • 2 tablespoons chimichurri sauce
  • 8 to 10 bib lettuce leaves
  • 4 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 1 ounce goat cheese, crumbled
  • ¼ avocado, diced
  • Additional chimichurri sauce (optional)
  • Crispy chicken skin (optional)
  • Toasted pumpkin seeds

Directions

  1. Combine shredded chicken with 2 tablespoons of chimichurri sauce and place in a small airtight container.

  2. Place 8 to 10 bib lettuce leaves in a round airtight container.

  3. In four small containers place radishes, crumbled goat cheese, diced avocado, and additional chimichurri.

  4. Store a few pieces of crispy chicken skin in an airtight container at room temperature or a small sandwich bag.

  5. At your desk, fill lettuce cups with shredded chicken and top with goat cheese, radishes, avocado, pumpkin seeds (from your condiment kit), crispy chicken, and additional chimichurri.