Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Chili Lime Steak Lettuce Wraps

These Chili Lime Steak Lettuce Wraps are fresh, flavorful and super easy to make! They make the perfect handheld appetizers or a light and healthy low-carb lunch or dinner!

These Chili Lime Steak Lettuce Wraps are a fun Mexican twist on this popular Chinese takeout item. They are fresh, flavorful and super simple to make with a homemade Tex-Mex seasoning!

The best part? They come together in less than 30 minutes so they’re perfect for busy weeknights. Lettuce wraps also make tasty appetizers at a party and they’re also a great option if you’re looking for more low carb options and are ketogenic friendly.


For the fajita seasoning:

  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper or to taste

For the lettuce wraps:

  • juice from 2 limes divided
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil divided
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves chopped plus more for serving
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard paleo/keto brand as necessary OR Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 pound skirt or flank steak cut into 1" strips or cubes
  • 4 medium bell peppers seeded and thinly sliced I used red yellow, orange and green
  • 1 medium red onion thinly sliced
  • 1-2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 head butter lettuce leaves washed and dried
  • sliced avocado and lime wedges for serving


  1. Combine all the ingredients for the fajita seasonings. Reserve 1 1/2 teaspoons for the bell peppers.
  2. Make the steak marinade:
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