Its no secret that Chrissy Teigen has a seriously impressive kitchen game. But now the model is sharing all her best dinners and tips-off in her new cookbook, Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat ($ 30, ). We couldnt resist these mouthwatering, low-carb Chicken Lettuce Wraps, and neither apparently can Chrissy: Every single hour I make this dish, I find myself interring my head in the fridge all night, scooping and rubbing for every chicken bit possible with my bare hands, she wrote in her book. Filling and healthy and freaking yummy.

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Serves: 6

Prep time: 15 minutes

Total period: 30 minutes


3 Tbsp. Thai sweet chili sauce

3 Tbsp. hoisin sauce

3 Tbsp. illuminate soy sauce

2 Tbsp. Sriracha

2 Tbsp. vegetable oil

1 tsp. sesame oil

11/ 2 Tbsp. unseasoned rice vinegar

2 Tbsp. minced garlic( about 4 cloves)

1 Tbsp. minced fresh ginger


1 lb. ground chicken

3 Tbsp. vegetable oil

8 scallions, thinly sliced, whites and greens kept separate

1 Tbsp. minced garlic( about 2 cleaves)

1 Tbsp. minced fresh ginger

1/ 2 pound white mushrooms, trimmed, cleaned, and finely chopped

1/ 2 cup finely diced canned water chestnuts

1 small red bell pepper, finely chopped

2 heads butter lettuce, leaves separated

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1. Attain the sauce: In a bowl, blend the chili sauce, hoisin, soy sauce, Sriracha, vegetable oil, sesame petroleum, vinegar, garlic, and ginger.

2. In a bowl, mix 2 Tbsp. of the sauce into the ground chicken.

3. In a large skillet, heat 2 Tbsp. of the vegetable oil over medium-high hot. When shimmering-hot, add the chicken and cook, breaking up the meat with a wooden spoonful, until browned, 5 to 6 minutes. Transfer the meat to a plate and set aside.

4. Add the remaining 1 Tbsp. oil to the skillet, then add the scallion whites, garlic, and ginger and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.

5. Add the mushrooms and cook, stirring, until they release their liquid, 3 to four minutes. Return the chicken to the pan, then add the water chestnuts, bell pepper, and the rest of the sauce and cook, stirring, until cooked through and the liquid has reduced and thickened somewhat, 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in the scallion greens.

6. Transfer the mixture to a bowl and set about with the lettuce leaves.

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Reprinted from Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat. Copyright( c) 2016 by Chrissy Teigen. Photographs copyright( c) 2016 by Aubrie Pick. Published by Clarkson Potter/ Publishers, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC . This article originally appeared on .

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