Prep and Cook Time: 25 minutes. Yield: Makes 8 servings
Yummy and healthy - this Asian Lettuce Wraps Recipe is super easy and makes a surprisingly quick, flavorful, and healthy weeknight meal all in one pan. What makes this recipe special is its blend of nuanced flavors and textures.
One of my favorite Chinese starters – Lettuce Wraps with pork, loads of hidden crunchy vegetables in a tasty savory brown sauce, bundled up in fresh lettuce. Delicious and bursting with flavor, Asian Lettuce Wraps are an exceptional idea for entertaining or a family-style meal.
- 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
- 1 pound ground or minced pork
- 4 green onions, thinly sliced
- 1 teaspoon ground allspice
- 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
- 2 cloves garlic, chopped
- 2 tablespoons tamari or soy sauce
- 16 butter lettuce leaves
- 8 teaspoons plum sauce
- 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
Step 1: In a large frying pan, heat oil over high heat and add pork. Cook pork, stirring, until starting to brown. Drain excess fat.
Step 2: Stir in green onions, allspice, ginger, garlic, and tamari. Cook until green onions are tender, about 2 minutes.