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Asian Lettuce Wraps

Category: Main Dishes
posted by: cmuntz
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  • ½ lb ground beef

  • ½ lb ground pork

  • 1 onion, diced

  • 1 tsp minced ginger

  • 1 clove garlic minced

  • 2 Tbsp sugar

  • 1 Tbsp black bean sauce

  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper

  • 3 Tbsp lime juice

  • 2 Tbsp Asian fish sauce

  • 2 Tbsp soy sacue

  • 8 butter lettuce (AKA boston lettuce but iceberg will work too)

  • 4-8 lime wedges

  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots

  • ½ cup chopped peanuts

  • ½ bunch cilantro, chopped

1. In a large skillet, brown beef and pork with the onion until meat until no longer pink; drain.
2. Mix in the  ginger, garlic, sugar, bean sauce, red pepper, lime juice, fish sauce, and soy sauce. Bring to a simmer and simmer for a couple of minutes.
3. Spoon mixture into lettuce leaves serve topped with carrots, peanuts, and cilantro. Use the lime wedges for a squeeze of fresh lime juice on each wrap.
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