What to Serve With Lettuce Wraps? 20 Tasty Side Dishes

lettuce wraps side dishes

There is just one word to define lettuce wraps: "delicious." Whether filled with vegetables, meat, or chicken, these wraps allow you to enjoy different flavors and textures. Depending on the filling and your appetite, you can have them as a snack or as a full meal.

Lettuce wraps can be made more interesting with the right side dish.

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The best side dishes to serve with lettuce wraps are chicken dumplings, coconut shrimp, shrimp pasta, beef fajitas, cheese dip, cranberry sauce, french fries, cauliflower rice, egg rolls, potato soup, shrimp tempura, pickled carrots, Thai cucumber salad, stir-fry eggplant, mango and jicama slaw, quinoa and black bean salad, loaded fries and roasted broccoli salad. 

So, if you are hungry, now is the time to make these lettuce wraps and serve them with these amazing side dishes. See full recipes below.

20 Lettuce Wraps Sides

1. Chicken Dumplings

Chicken Dumplings

Asian Lettuce wraps taste great with chicken dumplings, and their pair is often served at parties, lunches, and dinners. Make the best dumplings using the tagged recipe. You only require a few ingredients, such as chicken breast, carrots, peas, onion powder, basil, oregano, basil, salt, pepper, and store-bought wraps.

2. Coconut Shrimp

Coconut Shrimp

Treat yourself to some amazing lettuce wraps and these coconut shrimp. The shrimp recipe helps you create a savory and sweet dish with a unique texture and flavor.

To make coconut shrimp, use your Instant pot and stock on ingredients like shrimp, all-purpose flour, baking powder, garlic powder, salt, black pepper, bread crumbs, coconut and coconut oil.

3. Shrimp Pasta

Shrimp Pasta

Spare 25 minutes of your day to make the best shrimp pasta with lettuce wraps. We can't suggest this dish enough because it is light, flavorful and quite easy to make.

To make this pasta, you require ingredients like onions, shrimp, pasta, parmesan cheese, olives, and tomatoes. Customize the spice level according to your preference, and enjoy this dish as a meal.

4. Beef Fajitas

Beef Fajitas

Beef fajitas are flavorful, colorful, and oh-so-exotic. The dish features various ingredients like sliced beef steak, bell peppers, beef stock, jalapenos, chili powder, and smoked paprika.

Make a big bowl of this dish and serve it with homemade lettuce wraps. Enjoy a plate full of many elements, tastes and textures, and thank us later for a wonderful recommendation.

5. Cheese Dip

Cheese Dip

Dip your lettuce wraps in this amazing and consistent cheese sauce. Cheese dip is made from butter, soy milk, cheddar cheese, jalapenos, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and flour. Make this dip fresh whenever you want it with the wraps.

6. Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry Sauce

Do you want to pair your lettuce wraps with a sweet and savory sauce? In that case, making this cranberry sauce will be your best bet.

Why is this sauce so special? For starters, it contains lots of cranberries that are hard to resist. Besides, making this sauce in your instant pot is as easy as possible. You can create the sauce within a short time and enjoy its flavorful consistency with the wraps.

In addition, you can store the sauce in an airtight jar for future use.

7.  French Fries

French Fries

If you want to serve lettuce wraps to your kids, we recommend pairing them with french fries.

Lettuce wraps are light and crunchy, while french fries are crispy and salty, making for an enjoyable eating experience.

For a healthy version, use the air fryer or the Instant Pot air fryer lid.

8. Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower rice

Do you plan to serve lettuce wraps for dinner? If yes, make these keto-friendly cauliflower rice to go with the wraps.

This rice recipe is pretty healthy and tasty. Other than cauliflower, you require ingredients like olive oil, scallions, pepper, salt, garlic powder, onion powder, and lime juice. Follow the recipe card to make this amazing rice dish.

9. Egg Rolls

Egg rolls

Most restaurants serve lettuce wraps with egg rolls, so why not you? Egg rolls are tempting; combine chicken with vegetables with a crispy wrap.

You can make these rolls spicy or follow the recipe strictly, as mentioned in the card. Again, we will recommend you make many rolls because they are delicious.

Also, you can freeze them and then cook them for later use.

10. Sweet Potato Soup

sweet potato soup

Imagine it is cold, and you crave something heartwarming, soulful, and delicious to eat. In that case, we suggest you enjoy lettuce wraps with a bowl of sweet potato soup. Since both dishes taste great together, it is worth having them for your lunch or dinner.

11. Shrimp Tempura

Shrimp Tempura

Shrimp tempura is a beautiful dish that can't go wrong, especially if you follow the tagged recipe. They are crispy on the outside and soft and meaty on the inside. Make them fresh at home and serve with a dip and lettuce wraps.

12. Pickled Carrots

Pickled CarrotsThere is nothing better than having pickled carrots as a side dish. This recipe makes the best use of carrots lying idle in your fridge for a week. Carrots are also healthy, and pickled ones are quite tasty.

Besides, making pickled carrots isn't a tough job. You simply have to prepare a brine and use four to five ingredients to earn your expected results.

Pickled carrots can be prepared beforehand and are a perfect option to serve with lettuce wraps on a lazy day.

13. Thai Cucumber Salad

Thai Cucumber Salad

There are many great things about this salad, the first being its refreshing taste. A bowl of Thai cucumber salad contains cucumber, salt, red onion, vinegar, sugar, cilantro, and chopped peanuts. It requires you to mix all the ingredients and create a wholesome salad to go with your lettuce wraps.

14. Spicy Stir-fry Eggplants

Spicy stir-fry eggplants

Here is an interesting side dish to pair with your lettuce wraps. Spicy stir-fry eggplants are beautiful, flavorful and fulfilling in every way.

The recipe features eggplants, beans, garlic, onion, chili peppers, and cooking oil. For the sauce, you will require ingredients such as brown sugar, soy sauce, white vinegar, oyster sauce, sesame oil, and cornstarch.

To make the best eggplants, follow the recipe to the tee and achieve amazing results. Serve this stir-fry dish while it is hot.

15. Mango and Jicama Slaw

Mango and Jicama Slaw

Raise your hand if it is mango season in your city, and you can't wait to use the fruit in your side dishes. If you are a mango lover, we recommend making this colorful and flavorful salad immediately. It is packed with different flavors and textures and is ideal for your lettuce wraps.

Instead of serving the slaw separately, you can use it as a filling and enjoy it with the other wrap ingredients.

16. Quinoa and Black Bean Salad

Quinoa and black bean salad

The combination of black beans and quinoa is quite interesting and healthy at the same time. You can serve this salad with your lettuce wraps and indulge in a flavorful meal.

If you are on a diet, we think this combination will serve you well.

17. Loaded Fries

Loaded Fries

Have you ever tried loaded fries and found them hard to resist? If yes, we suggest you try them with lettuce wraps. This dish is worth having on a winter night, featuring fries, cheese, jalapenos, sausages, and other ingredients.

Since kids also find them addictive, make a big serving so they can enjoy them with your wraps.

18. Roasted Broccoli Salad

Roasted Broccoli Salad

Give yourself a taste of healthy vegetables and ingredients with this roasted broccoli salad. Besides broccoli, this salad contains almonds, olives, feta, and lemon zest. Try this recipe and share your views with us.

19. Pad Thai

Pad Thai

We love this Pad Thai with shrimp and a beautiful peanut sauce to hypnotize you with loads of flavors. You can have this dish with asian lettuce wraps and enjoy the amazing combination without complaining.

Pad Thai is one of the comfiest dishes to enjoy. The peanut sauce is flavorful, convincing you to make this dish repeatedly.

20. Sauteed Mushrooms

Sauteed Mushrooms


Our last suggestion for a side dish is sauteed mushrooms. You can either serve them on the side of the wraps or use them in the filling. In each case, sauteed mushrooms taste great and offer the perfect flavor to your wraps.

What To Serve With Chicken Lettuce Wraps

  1. Chicken Dumplings
  2. Coconut Shrimp
  3. Shrimp Pasta
  4. Beef Fajitas
  5. Cheese Dip
  6. Cranberry Sauce
  7. Yuca Fries
  8. Cauliflower Rice
  9. Egg Rolls
  10. Potato Soup
  11. Shrimp Tempura
  12. Pickled Carrots
  13. Thai Cucumber salad
  14. Stir-fry Eggplant
  15. Mango and Jicama slaw
  16. Quinoa and Black Bean salad
  17. Loaded fries
  18. Roasted Broccoli Salad
  19. Pad Thai
  20. Sauteed Mushrooms

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What To Serve With Lettuce Wraps

Learn how to create a balanced and flavorful meal by pairing fresh lettuce wraps with complementary dishes like rice, noodles, or French fries, and discover tips for selecting the right beverages and condiments to enhance the flavors of your meal.
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Course: dinner, lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: asian lettuce wraps, chicken lettuce wraps, Lettuce wraps
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2
Author: Corrie


  • 2 lettuce wraps


  • Prepare lettuce wraps using your favorite recipe.
  • Make a side dish from the list above. You can eat these wraps with mango and jicama slaw salad, sauteed mushrooms, pad thai, Thai cucumber salad, chicken dumplings, coconut shrimp, shrimp pasta, shrimp tempura, cauliflower rice, loaded fries, egg rolls or simply french fries.
  • Serve and enjoy a wonderful meal 🙂
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