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Fresh Pork Lettuce WrapsPosted on May 2, 2011 by admin-F0RS3
- 1 lb500 gLean Ground Canadian Pork
- 1 tsp5 mLcanola oil
- 1 tsp5 mLgarlic chili sauce (sambal oelek)
- 2 Tbsp25 mLminced fresh ginger
- 1 cup250 mLfinely diced carrot
- 1 cup250 mLfinely chopped mushrooms
- 1 cup250 mLfinely chopped green onions
- 1/4 cup50 mLhoisin sauce
- 2 Tbsp25mLwater
- 1212leaves Boston, leaf or iceberg lettuce
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.