Vietnamese-style Lettuce Cups

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 382.5
  • Total Fat: 19.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 73.6 mg
  • Sodium: 4,277.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.0 g
  • Protein: 25.9 g

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Submitted by: MIKSCHER


From Redbook magazine - January 2013 From Redbook magazine - January 2013
Number of Servings: 4


    2 clove(s) garlic, crushed
    1 tablespoon(s) fresh ginger, peeled, finely grated
    2 red or green chiles, seeded, finely chopped
    1 tablespoon(s) peanut oil
    1 pound(s) ground pork
    2 teaspoon(s) finely grated lime zest
    1/4 cup(s) fish sauce
    1/4 cup(s) fresh lime juice
    1 tablespoon(s) superfine sugar or granulated sugar
    12 small iceberg, Bibb, or Boston lettuce leaves
    5 radishes, thinly sliced
    4 small shallots, thinly sliced
    Fresh mint sprigs
    Lime wedges


In a small bowl, combine garlic, ginger, and half of the chiles.

In a large wok or a large, deep skillet, heat oil over high heat. Add garlic mixture and stir-fry 30 seconds to 1 minute. Add pork and cook, stirring constantly, 3 to 4 minutes, until pork begins to brown and is no longer pink. Add lime zest, fish sauce, lime juice, and sugar and cook 2 minutes. Remove from heat; taste to adjust seasonings if necessary. Spoon into lettuce cups; sprinkle with radishes, shallots, mint, and remaining chiles. Serve with lime wedges.

Serving Size: 4 servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MIKSCHER.


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