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Cilantro Lime Chicken Lettuce Wraps (Low-Carb Recipe)

Cilantro Lime Chicken Lettuce Wraps

These cilantro lime chicken lettuce wraps are a really easy lunch - especially if you make them in the Instant Pot.

Course dinner, lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword cilantro lime chicken, instant pot chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 295 kcal


  • 2 Chicken Breasts about 2 pounds
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1/4 cup Lime Juice
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1/3 cup Cilantro chopped
  • 2 tbsp Olive OIl
  • 1/4 cup White Onion chopped
  • 1 tsp Minced Garlic
  • 2 heads Butter Lettuce

Cilantro Lime Cream Sauce

  • 3/4 cup Sour Cream
  • 2 tsp Lime Juice
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Cilantro chopped


  1. Add olive oil to the Instant Pot. Turn on Saute function.

  2. Add minced garlic and chopped white onion. Saute for 2-3 minutes, or until onion is translucent. Turn off Saute function.

  3. Top the chicken with cumin and chili powder.

  4. Add 1 cup of water to the Instant Pot.

  5. Place the chicken breast in the pot and top with lime juice and fresh cilantro.

  6. Close lid, seal steam release valve, cook on High Pressure for 10 minutes. Once the cooking time is complete, let the pressure release naturally.

  7. Remove chicken from pot to shred. Then return back to the pot to soak up some additional flavor.

  8. To create the Cilantro Lime Cream Sauce, simply whisk together all the ingredients. **If you would like a thinner consistency, feel free to add additional lime juice.

  9. To create the lettuce wraps, grab a lettuce wrap and fill with shredded chicken. Top with chopped onion, tomatoes and cilantro. Drizzle with Cilantro Lime Cream Sauce and ENJOY!

Recipe Notes

Calories: 295 
Net Carbs: 5 Net Carb 

The nutritional information for this recipe is calculated as a courtesy and is an approximate only. I cannot guarantee the accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipes on this site.