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Spicy Pork Asian Lettuce Cups

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Lettuce cups

Games and Sports, those are other reasons for bringing people together in celebration! If it is your turn to host, our lettuce cups are a great option for serving something healthy, but really tasty and different! They are easy to make and simple to eat, which is basically what you need on such occasions.


For the filling:

450gr pork

1 tsp minced garlic

1 tsp grated ginger

2 stalks scallions

3 tbsp roasted peanuts

1 tbsp cooking oil

For the sauce:

1 1/2 tbsp hoisin sauce

1 tsp soy sauce

1/2 tsp sesame oil

1 tsp rice wine vinegar

1 teaspoon Sriracha hot sauce

For the wraps:

12 lettuce leaves

Serves: 6


Roughly chop the peanuts and place in a small pan. Cook the peanuts until lightly browned. Set aside.

Mix the sauce ingredients in a small bowl and set aside.

For the filling: heat a pan, drizzle with cooking oil. Add garlic, ginger and scallions; stir a few seconds. Add the pork and stir until cooked through. Add the sauce, toss everything and let simmer until it has thickened.

For serving, scoop the filling into the lettuce leaves and sprinkle with peanuts and you are set! Go team!

Source: Adapted from Steamy Kitchen.

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