Passion for Pork

Fresh Pork Lettuce Wraps

Fresh Pork Lettuce Wraps

Ontario Meat & Poultry (


1 tsp (5 mL) vegetable oil
?1 tsp (5mL) garlic chili sauce
?2 Tbsp (25 mL) minced ginger
?1 lb (500 g) lean ground pork
?1 cup (250 mL) finely diced carrot
1 cup (250 mL) finely chopped mushrooms
1 cup (250 mL) finely chopped green onions
?1/4 cup (50 mL) hoisin sauce
2 Tbsp (30 mL) water
12 lettuce leaves (Boston, Leaf or Iceburg)


In skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil and chili sauce until fragrant. Add ginger and cook one minute. Add lean ground pork and brown completely, breaking up pork with spatula. Drain fat and add carrot and mushrooms, cook until carrots are tender crisp, about 5 minutes. Stir in green onions, hoisin sauce and water and cook 1 minute more. Remove from heat.

To assemble, scoop 1/4 cup (50 mL) of the pork mixture into each lettuce leaf and wrap tightly, tucking in ends.
Serve with dipping sauces, like peanut or plum sauce, if desired.Yield: 4
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Preparation Time: 20 minutes


Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cooking Time: 10 Minutes
Total Time: 30 Minutes

Approximately 4 Servings

Tags: Asian. | ground pork | lettuce wrap |