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Asian Lettuce Wraps

Cuisine Quick 'N Easy
Author Tamara Blankenship

Ingredients

For the Sauce:

  • 4 1/2 tablespoons Hoisin sauce
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Sriracha hot sauce

For the Filling:

  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • ½ teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 2 green onions chopped
  • 1 pound ground beef or can use turkey or chicken
  • 2 cups mixed produce water chestnuts, peeled green apple, frozen peas, red peppers, and freshly grated carrots are my favorites, chopped as needed
  • 1 head iceberg or romaine lettuce

Instructions

For the Sauce:

  1. Combine all the ingredients for the sauce in a small bowl and mix to blend.

For the Filling:

  1. Heat a skillet on high heat with oil.
  2. Once the pan is hot, add the garlic, ginger and white part of green onions to the pan, and stir fry for a few seconds, just until fragrant.
  3. Add the ground beef, breaking into small pieces, and sautee until almost cooked through.
  4. Add the vegetables and sauce to pan and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Immediately remove the pan from the heat.
  6. Serve the filling in lettuce cups or over rice.