Asian Lettuce Wraps

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Yield: 6 servings
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Ingredients

  • Meat Marinade:
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons dry sherry
  • 2 teaspoons rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 lbs ground pork, chicken, or turkey
  • 4 tablespoons sesame oil
  • Sauce:
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 rice vinegar
  • 2-3 T fish sauce
  • 1 small chopped red chili
  • Cooking Sauce:
  • 3 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dry sherry
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce/ fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 T sweet chili sauce
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, minced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • Accompaniments:
  • 1 (2 ounce) package cellophane noodles, prepared according to package
  • bean sprouts
  • carrots, julienned
  • Peanuts, chopped
  • red bell pepper, julienned
  • Cilantro, chopped
  • 2 green onions, minced
  • sugar snap peas, julienned
  • water chestnuts, chopped
  • 12 leaves butter or bibb lettuce, cups

Preparation

  1. 1.In medium bowl, combine cornstarch, sherry, rice vinegar, soy sauce, pepper, and meat. Stir to coat meat thoroughly. Stir in 1 tablespoon oil and let sit 15 minutes to marinate.
  2. 2.Break cooked cellophane noodles into small pieces. Place in warm water to soften.
  3. 3. Combine sauce ingredients. Bring to boil to liquidate sugar. Set aside.
  4. 4. Mix all ingredients for cooking sauce in bowl, and set aside.
  5. 5. Heat wok or large skillet over medium high heat. Add 3 TBSP oil, then add meat and stir fry for about 3-4 minutes. Add mixed cooking sauce to pan. Cook until thickened and hot.
  6. 6. Prepare accompaniments.
  7. 7. Place everything on a large platter and allow each person to make their own wrap.
  8. 8. Enjoy.
April 2012

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