Chinese Pork Lettuce Wraps with water chestnuts and sesame dipping sauce
ready in 15 minutes
Prep & Cook Time:25-35 min.
Cook Within:5 days
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Create a favorite restaurant treat right at home with these savory and sweet Thai lettuce wraps. Start with lean ground pork, season it to perfection with ginger and Sriracha, and then spoon the mixture into crisp lettuce cups. When paired with a savory Asian sesame dipping sauce, the result is a healthy mélange of tastes and textures that's fun to eat.
My 15 year old daughter and I have totally bonded over preparing these meals. The produce was great, we are trying new foods. We added a quick Asian style rice as a side dish. This was a great meal and we felt great after eating! Good but not heavy!
Fabulous! Would like these each week!!
Delicious and easy. Loved the layers of flavor.
Amazing. As good as any restaurant ever was.
Always a family favorite. We could eat these every day. The portion size is great.
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You Will Need
Medium Non-Stick Pan
Before You Cook
Prepare the Ingredients
Drain and coarsely chop water chestnuts.
Trim and thinly slice green onions on an angle, keeping white and green portions separate.
Separate leaves of lettuce for cups. Slight browning on the outer leaves is normal and edible, but you may trim outer leaves if desired.
Cook the Ground Pork
Place a medium non-stick pan with 2 tsp. olive oil over medium-high heat.
Add ground pork to hot pan and stir occasionally, breaking up with a spoon, until no pink remains, 8-10 minutes.
Cook the Filling
Add hoisin sauce, water chestnuts, Sriracha (to taste), white portions of green onions (reserve remaining for sauce), and ginger to pan with pork.
Stir occasionally until slightly thickened, 3-4 minutes.
Remove from burner and season with a pinch of salt.
Build the Wrap
Place a lettuce cup on a clean work surface (or layer two leaves for extra crunch).
Fill with a few spoonfuls of filling.
Top with slaw mix. Repeat for each lettuce cup.
Make the Dipping Sauce
Combine Asian sesame dressing and green portions of green onions in a mixing bowl.
Plate dish as pictured on front of card, garnishing with cilantro leaves and serving dipping sauce on the side. Bon appetit!
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