Pork and Shiitake Lettuce Wraps Pork and Shiitake Lettuce Wraps

Pork and Shiitake Lettuce Wraps 580 Image by: Pork and Shiitake Lettuce Wraps 580 Author: Canadian Living

Boston lettuce makes the perfect wrap for this pork stir-fry. Leaf lettuce makes a good substitute, but other less flexible lettuces, such as iceberg, may be harder to wrap. Keep your washed lettuce crisp by storing between sheets of damp paper towels in an airtight container or plastic bag.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: June 2012

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 lb lean ground pork
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 sweet red pepper diced
  • 1 cup shiitake mushroom thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup canned sliced water chestnut drained and chopped
  • 1 rib celery diced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 green onions thinly sliced
  • 12 Boston lettuce leaves

Method

Combine hoisin sauce, cornstarch and 1/2 cup water; set aside.

In large nonstick skillet, brown pork over medium-high heat, breaking up with spatula, until no longer pink, about 6 minutes. Remove from pan. Drain fat and wipe skillet clean.

Add oil to skillet; saut? ginger and garlic until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add red pepper, mushrooms, water chestnuts, celery, salt and pepper; saut? until red pepper and celery are tender-crisp, about 3 minutes.

Return pork to pan, stirring to combine. Stir in hoisin mixture; cook, stirring, until thickened and glossy, about 1 minute. Toss with green onions. Serve in lettuce cups.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre 2 g
  • Sodium 288 mg
  • Sugars 4 g
  • Protein 23 g
  • Calories 248.0
  • Total fat 13 g
  • Potassium 543 mg
  • Cholesterol 66 mg
  • Saturated fat 5 g
  • Total carbohydrate 10 g

%RDI

  • Iron 14.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 16.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 3.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 20.0
  • Vitamin C 87.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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