Asian Pork Lettuce Wraps

Asian Pork Lettuce WrapsRecipe

Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Amanda Widis

Serves 4

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2 tablespoons canola oil
3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
1 1-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled, finely chopped
1 serrano chile or jalapeño, thinly sliced, seeded
1 pound ground pork
1/2 cucumber, chopped
2 tablespoons Asian fish sauce
1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar
Salt and pepper
1 cup chopped cilantro
12 large Boston lettuce leaves
Lime wedges, for serving, optional


Hands-on: 30 Minutes
Total: 30 Minutes

1. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic, ginger, serrano chile and ground pork and cook, stirring occasionally, until pork is browned and cooked through, about 5 minutes.

2. Add cucumber, fish sauce and vinegar to skillet, then season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring, until liquid is almost evaporated, about 2 minutes. Stir in cilantro. Serve pork mixture in lettuce leaves with lime wedges, if desired.

Created date

June 2015

Nutritional Information

Calories 378
Fat 31 g
Satfat 10 g
Protein 21 g
Carbohydrate 3 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 82 mg
Sodium 918 mg