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Spicy Chicken Sausage Lettuce Wraps

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Cook: 10 min.


6 servings

Updated: Jan. 21, 2023
I love dishes that you can put together and eat with your hands. I've found that kids really like this fresh-tasting chicken wrap. —Vanessa Campbell, Ford, Virginia
Spicy Chicken Sausage Lettuce Wraps Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 cups coleslaw mix
  • 2 cups shredded yellow summer squash
  • 2 medium Asian or Bosc pears, chopped
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped crystallized ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups frozen pepper strips, thawed
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 package (12 ounces) fully cooked spicy chicken sausage links, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1/4 cup Asian toasted sesame salad dressing
  • 12 Bibb or Boston lettuce leaves
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro


  1. In a large bowl, combine the coleslaw mix, squash and pears. Whisk together the oil, vinegar, ginger, crystallized ginger and salt; drizzle over slaw mixture. Toss to coat; set aside.
  2. In a large skillet coated with cooking spray, saute peppers and onion until crisp-tender. Add sausage; cook 4-5 minutes longer. Stir in salad dressing; heat through.
  3. Spoon sausage mixture onto lettuce leaves. Top with slaw mixture; sprinkle with cilantro. Fold lettuce over filling.

Nutrition Facts

2 lettuce wraps: 273 calories, 16g fat (2g saturated fat), 37mg cholesterol, 656mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 4g fiber), 12g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 fat, 2 lean meat, 1 starch.

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