Hoisin Marinated Beef Lettuce Wraps

These little wraps pack a whole lot of flavor! They make a light meal or a great appetizer.


Soy sauce 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Rice vinegar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Hoisin sauce 2 Tablespoon
Chilli pepper 1 Medium , seeded, chopped
Garlic 1 Tablespoon , minced
Ginger 1 Tablespoon , minced
Flank steak 2 Pound , thinly sliced into 2 inch pieces
Canned bamboo shoots 4 Ounce , thinly sliced
Water chestnuts 4 Ounce , thinly sliced
Peanut oil 2 Tablespoon
Carrot 2 Small , julienned
Scallion greens 1 Tablespoon , chopped
Cilantro leaves 1 Tablespoon , chopped finely
Iceberg lettuce leaves 4 Medium (cups)



1. In a bowl mix the soy sauce, vinegar, Hoisin, chili pepper, garlic and ginger.

2. Take meat in another bowl, pour the mix over the meat and coat well. Cover and refrigerate overnight.


3. Heat a wok with some peanut oil. Cook beef in batches.

4. After the last batch, return all beef to wok and add water chestnuts, bamboo shoots and carrots. Cook for a few minutes until carrots are crisp.

5. Fill a lettuce cup with beef. Top with scallion greens and cilantro.


6. In a serving platter, arrange these lettuce wraps and serve them.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 503Calories from Fat 191

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.8%

Saturated Fat 6 g30%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 2308 mg96.17%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.7%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 50 g100%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet