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Lettuce Roll Delights

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  Chinese mushrooms 4
  Onion 1 Medium
  Chinese pork sausages 2
  Celery stalks 2
  Water chestnuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Iceberg lettuce head 1
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Ground pork 1⁄2 Pound
  Bean sprouts 1⁄2 Pound
  Soya sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Oyster sauce 1 Tablespoon (15 Milliliter)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon

Soak the Chinese mushrooms in warm water for at least 30 minutes or until they are soft; rinse well and slice very thinly.
Finely slice the onion, Chinese sausages, celery and water chestnuts.
Separate the leaves of the lettuce and place them on a large platter.
Heat the vegetable oil in a wok or deep frying pan.
When it is very hot, add the pork, Chinese sausage and mushrooms.
stir fry until the pink colour disappears from the pork.
Add the celery, onion, water chestnuts and bean sprouts; stir fry vigorously for 3-5 minutes.
Gradually stir in the soya sauce, oyster sauce, salt and pepper.
If you prefer the mixture to be a little thicker, combine the cornstarch with a little cold water and mix well.
Add this mixture to the ingredients in the wok and slowly stir fry for another 1-2 minutes until the mixture has thickened.
Remove the mixture from the heat and place in a large serving bowl with several spoons.
The bowl of pork mixture should be served alongside the platter of lettuce leaves.
Each person will transfer some of the pork mixture on a lettuce leaf, fold it into a package and use with oyster sauce or soya sauce for dipping.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish
Stir Fried

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Lettuce Roll Delights Recipe