Thursday, December 15, 2011

Pork Lettuce Wraps

We have been having a bit of an Asian inspired menu this week at our home . . . I still have PLENTY of recipes yet to come. These Pork Lettuce Wraps were awesome! VERY flavorful and fun to eat! I would make these again anytime!
Pork Lettuce WrapsRecipe by: Emily1 lb Ground Pork
2 tsp Sesame Oil
2 tsp Canola Oil
1/2-1 tsp Garlic Chili Paste
2 Cloves Garlic, minced
3 tsp Ginger, minced
4 Green Onions, Chopped
1 1/2 cups Bean Sprouts
1/2 cup Water Chestnuts, chopped
1-2 Tbsp Low Sodium Soy Sauce
1 Tbsp Oyster Sauce
2 tsp Rice Wine Vinegar

1. Heat the sesame and canola oil in a wok over medium high heat. Add the garlic, ginger, garlic chili paste and green onions to wok. Cook for 1 minute, add the ground pork. Cook until the pork is no longer pink. Add the soy sauce, oyster sauce, rice wine vinegar, chestnuts and bean sprouts. Toss together, cook for 1 more minute and remove from heat. Serve Pork mixture in lettuce cups garnished with cilantro and chopped peanuts. Enjoy!

Dipping Sauce
1/3 cup Low Sodium Soy Sauce
2-3 Tbsp Brown Sugar
2 tsp Rice Wine Vinegar
1/2-1 tsp Garlic Chili Paste

Heat to dissolve brown sugar.


Quirky Jessi said...

Mmm, this sounds delicious. I like that you served it straight in a lettuce wrap and with a dipping sauce instead of putting the sauce on top. Yum!

Milliscent Morgan said...

Look new for me and delicious at the same time, but supposedly I'm looking for the blog of pantry doors. Thanks!