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Fajita Lettuce Wraps with Chipotle Aioli Recipe

Fajita Lettuce Wraps

The lack of tortillas doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy your favorite Mexican-inspired dishes. We use iceburg lettuce leaves to make these steak fajitas, and they’re just as flavorful as the “real” thing!


Recipe Author: Primal Palate
US Wellness Shopping List: Flank Steak and Ghee
Serves: 4
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes


  • 1 tsp Chipotle Powder, (for Chipotle Aioli)
  • 1 Tbsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1 Tbsp Onion Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 2 Tbsp Ghee (Clarified Butter)
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper, sliced
  • 1 cup White Mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 Yellow Onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 lb Flank Steak, thinly sliced
  • Mayonnaise, (for Chipotle Aioli) (SEE BELOW)
  • 2 head Iceburg Lettuce
  • 2 Avocado


Mayonnaise Ingredients:Mayonnaise

  • 1 cup Macadamia Nut Oil
  • 1 whole Pastured Eggs
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon, juice
  • 1/4 tsp Yellow Mustard Seed, ground
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Salt

[box] Process In a blender or food processor, blend egg, lemon juice, and mustard seed. Slowly add in oil, 1 tablespoon at a time, continuing to blend. When the oil has all emulsified and you have a creamy mayonnaise, add in salt and pepper, and continue to blend.[/box]


  1. In a small mixing bowl, combine 1/2 tablespoon chipotle powder, the smoked paprika, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper. Set aside.
  2. Melt 1 tablespoon of ghee in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Add the red bell pepper, mushrooms, and onions to the skillet and sauté, seasoning liberally with the spice mixture.
  4. When the onions and peppers are soft, transfer the vegetables to a bowl, and set aside.
  5. Season the steak with the spice blend. Add the steak to the hot skillet, and cook 4-6 minutes.
  6. Season the mayonnaise with 1 teaspoon of chipotle powder, and whisk to combine.
  7. Place the steak and vegetables in a lettuce cup, and top with avocado and Chipotle Aioli to serve.


If you’d like to spice up your recipe with more Primal Palate seasonings, we’ve got a variety to choose from:
Griddle & Grill 3 pack (Steak Seasoning, Taco Seasoning, and Seafood Seasoning), Signature 3 pack (Adobo Seasoning, BBQ Rub, and Meat & Potatoes Seasoning), Everyday AIP Blends 3 pack (Super Gyro, Breakfast Blend, and Garlic & Herb)



Our recipes are created using Paleo, Primal and Gluten-free guidelines. Learn more about our diet and lifestyle at

Thanks to Hayley & Bill of Primal Palate for this tasty recipe. Enjoy!