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Spicy Steak Lettuce Wraps give traditional lettuce wraps a kick in the tastebuds with the addition of zesty spiced steak.

Deb Wise
Recipe by Cooking Light September 2013

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Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
18 mins
total:
1 hr 5 mins
Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: 3 lettuce wraps)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place steak in freezer 15 minutes. Remove from freezer; cut across the grain into 1/8-inch-thick slices. Combine sugar ­­­and next 6 ingredients (through oil) in a large zip-top plastic bag; seal bag, and shake. Remove 3 tablespoons marinade, and set aside. Add steak to marinade in bag; seal and shake. Marinate in refrigerator for 1 hour. Remove steak from bag; discard marinade. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add steak to pan, and cook for 1 minute on each side.

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  • Divide steak evenly among lettuce leaves. Top each leaf with 4 teaspoons cucumber, 4 teaspoons onion, 4 teaspoons carrot, and 2 teaspoons cilantro; drizzle with reserved 3 tablespoons marinade.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

268 calories; fat 13.5g; saturated fat 4.7g; mono fat 5.6g; poly fat 1.5g; protein 19.3g; carbohydrates 17.9g; fiber 1.9g; cholesterol 64mg; iron 2.2mg; sodium 363mg; calcium 57mg.
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