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Healthy Instant Pot Spiced Chicken Lettuce Wraps

lettuce leaves sprinkled with shredded carrot, bowl full of spiced chicken and spice blend

Embark on a healthy flavor-packed journey with my Instant Pot Spiced Chicken Lettuce Wraps, elevated to culinary perfection with the bold Casa M’s Texas Twister spice blend. Succulent chicken thighs meet a symphony of spices, including notes of smoky paprika, zesty chili, and earthy cumin, all expertly balanced to tantalize your taste buds. And because the spices are all in one blend – it’s super simple to put this recipe together!

The Instant Pot ensures not only quick cooking, but also ensures tender, juicy chicken infused with layers of flavor. In addition, using the crisp lettuce leaves as wraps makes for a healthy dish. Whether served as a light lunch or a crowd-pleasing appetizer, these wraps are a delightful fusion of Texan flair and global inspiration, sure to satisfy any craving. And – keep reading for the extra bonus!

Bonus! There Are Two Ways to Serve This Recipe!

Not only is this recipe easy because of the Casa M’s Texas Twister ® but you can also serve it two different ways! Serve it in lettuce wraps or serve it over rice. You choose! Either way is delicious!

Spiced chicken bowl with rice and naan, Texas Twister spice, green onions and peanuts

This Healthy Instant Pot Spiced Chicken Lettuce Wrap recipe makes a fantastic chicken bowl. Just serve it over rice (or cauliflower rice) and greens! Garnish with some chopped peanuts and green onions. Boom! You’re done!

How to Make Healthy Instant Pot Spiced Chicken Lettuce Wraps in pictures:

Texas Twister spice, green onions, onion, soy sauce brown sugar on a wooden board

Gather your ingredients! Don’t forgot Casa M’s Texas Twister®! It’s the star of the show in this dish.

raw chicken on a red cutting board with a knife

Trim off the visible fat of the chicken thighs. I like to use chicken thighs because they are more tender and juicy vs breasts. Chop the chicken into bite size pieces. Or you can grind it up in the food processor if you wish.

onions and spice in Instant Pot with spoon

Sauté the onions for a few minutes. Then add in garlic and the Casa M Texas Twister ® spice blend.

Texas Twister spice in a tablespoon on a board

Sauteing the Texas Twister® Spice Blend – for even just a few minutes, opens up the spices.

Pouring the sauce mixture into the chicken

Add the chicken, make up the sauce ingredients and pour over the chicken mixture. Pressure cook on high for 5 minutes. Release pressure immediately.

lettuce leaves sprinkled with shredded carrot, bowl full of spiced chicken and spice blend

Arrange lettuce leaves on a plate. Sprinkle with shredded carrots. Allow guests to dollop chicken onto the leaf, add chopped peanuts and green onions and roll up their own lettuce leaves. Serve with homemade hoisin sauce or a little soy sauce if desired.

lettuce leaves sprinkled with shredded carrot, bowl full of spiced chicken and spice blend

Instant Pot Spiced Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Embark on a flavorful journey with these Healthy Instant Pot Spiced Chicken Lettuce Wraps, featuring the bold Casa M Texas Twister® spice blend! 🌶️ Made with tender chicken thighs and a delicious blend of spices like paprika, chili, and cumin, these wraps are easy to prepare and bursting with flavor. Perfect for a light lunch or appetizer, 🍽️ Plus, transform them into a delicious chicken rice bowl for added versatility!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Appetizers/Main
Servings 6


  • 3 lbs chicken – boneless, skinless thighs or ground chicken you can also grind your own thighs in food processor if you want the chicken ground
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1-2 tablespoons Casa M Texas Twister
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, minced
  • 2/3 cup soy sauce – low sodium
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sriracha
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil, divided
  • green onions for garnish
  • shredded carrots
  • shredded kale
  • peanuts, chopped (optional garnish)
  • 1/4 cup Homemade Hoisin sauce (optional)


  • In a small bowl or liquid measuring cup, combine: soy sauce, chicken broth/water, brown sugar, rice vinegar, Sriracha and 1 teaspoon sesame oil. Set aside. 
  • Press "Sauté" on Instant Pot. Add remaining 1 teaspoon of sesame oil to Instant Pot liner. When oil is hot, add onions. Cook for a few minutes.
  • Add garlic, ginger, Texas Twister and cook 1 more minute to open up the spices. Do not let the garlic burn.
  • Add chicken and sauté for another 2 minutes.
  • Pour in soy sauce mixture. Push, "Manual," and set to 5 minutes on high pressure with sealing knob closed.
  • Release pressure immediately when done.
  • Serve over rice, shredded carrots, shredded cucumbers or shredded kale. Garnish with chopped green onions. Serve with my homemade Hoisin Sauce if desired.


This Instant Pot Spiced Chicken is great over spinach as a salad, in lettuce wraps, over shredded cabbage, carrots, kale or rice.  
Stove Top Directions: To make this Instant Pot Spiced Chicken on the stove, use a wok or frying pan.  Follow directions on recipe to sauté onions, garlic and fresh ginger for about 2 minutes. Add the chicken and cook until most of it is browned.  Add the sauce. Cover with a lid and let simmer for at least 10 minutes, stirring every so often.
Casa M has graciously given my readers a code 15% off they can use all year on any spice blend! Here it is:
15OFFGDS is good for 15% off any blend on their website
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