An increase in immigration from Southeast Asia over the past 20 years has made dishes like this more popular, especially in urban centers. The ingredients for this dish can be easily purchased at your local market. Lean pork, low-sodium soy sauce, and plenty of fresh vegetables make these a great low-carb, low-calorie snack at any time of the day.

Recipe by Oxmoor House October 2013


Credit: Oxmoor House

Recipe Summary

42 mins
42 mins
Serves 8 (serving size: 1 wrap)


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Instructions Checklist
  • To prepare dressing, combine all dressing ingredients in a small bowl; stir well.

  • To prepare filling, heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add pork and ginger; cook 6 to 8 minutes or until pork is browned, stirring to crumble. Drain well; return to pan. Stir in 4 teaspoons dressing.

  • Spoon 2 tablespoons pork mixture, 2 tablespoons cucumber, 2 tablespoons carrot, 1 1/2 teaspoons cilantro, 1 1/2 teaspoons mint, about 1 teaspoon onions, and about 3/4 teaspoon peanuts into each lettuce leaf; drizzle each with 1/2 teaspoon dressing.


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Nutrition Facts

85 calories; fat 5.2g; saturated fat 1.4g; mono fat 2.4g; poly fat 1.2g; protein 6.7g; carbohydrates 1g; fiber 1g; cholesterol 21mg; sodium 148mg; calcium 17mg.