How to Make Asian Lettuce Wraps

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Aug. 21, 2014

How to Make Asian Lettuce Wraps! This recipe is so great to make for a quick weeknight meal, they are so easy! These lettuce wraps can be made with ground pork or ground turkey.

Ingredients

Grapeseed oil 1 Tablespoon
Ground turkey 1 Pound (or use pork or a mixture)
Minced garlic 1 1/2 Tablespoon
Scallion 4 , sliced
Grated ginger 1/2 Teaspoon (1/4
Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
Canned water chestnut 8 Ounce , drained and chopped
Hoisin sauce 3 Tablespoon
Sriracha 1 Tablespoon
Firm tofu 14 Ounce , drained and cut into cubes (container)
Sesame oil 2 Teaspoon
For serving
Cooked rice 1 Cup (16 tbs) (as needed)
Butter lettuce leaf 4 (as needed)

Directions

MAKING

1. Place a skillet over medium high flame for couple of minutes and pour 1 tablespoon of grapeseed oil in it.

2. Add ground turkey and cook for about 5 minutes or until browned and cooked through.

3. Add 1 tablespoons of minced garlic, scallion and stir around for 60 seconds or until aromatic.

4. Add ginger and soy sauce. Stir and scrape out brown bits from the bottom of the skillet.

5. Add water chestnut, hoisin sauce, sriracha, tofu and sesame oil, stirring after each addition. Cook for about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.

SERVING

6. Fill lettuce leaf with rice and a big spoonful of meat mixture. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 464Calories from Fat 215

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g36.9%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 593 mg24.71%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.3%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 32 g64%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet