Southwest Chicken Lettuce Wrap
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Southwest Chicken Lettuce Wrap

Southwest Chicken Lettuce Cups are the perfect use for leftover turkey after Thanksgiving or chicken breasts any day of the year.
Course Entree
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword lettuce cups
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 231kcal
Author Liz Della Croce


  • 1 Juice of lime
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 c fresh cilantro minced
  • 1 clove garlic grated
  • 1 c corn kernels
  • 14 oz can kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 c red pepper diced
  • 1/2 c red onion diced
  • 8 leaves lettuce bibb and red romaine work well
  • 8 oz shredded chicken or turkey breast


  • In a small bowl, wisk together lime juice with cilantro, garlic, cumin, paprika, salt and pepper.
  • Toss in corn, beans, red pepper and onions.
  • Line large platter with lettuce leaves and add equal amounts of veggie mixture to each cup.
  • Top with shredded meat and serve.


Excellent source of Vitamin C and A


Calories: 231kcal | Carbohydrates: 25.5g | Protein: 21.7g | Fat: 4.8g | Saturated Fat: 1.3g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 541mg | Fiber: 7.9g