Asian Beef Lettuce Wraps

Asian Beef Lettuce Wraps with Pork Fried Rice for dinner! ❤️ It definitely hit the spot and with my roommate’s kids being gone, I actually have leftovers for tomorrow’s lunch. 🤣

Asian Beef Lettuce Wraps

• 1 lb Lean Ground Beef
• 1 Tablespoon Sesame Oil
• 1/4 teaspoon Ginger; grated
• 1/2 cup Carrots; chopped
• 1 small Onion; chopped
• 1 clove Garlic; finely minced
• 1 small Zucchini; chopped
• 1 can Water Chestnuts; diced
• Salt and Pepper to taste

Sauce
• 2 Tablespoons Hoisin Sauce
• 1 Tablespoon Oyster Sauce
• 1/4 cup Soy Sauce
• 1/4 cup Brown Sugar
• 1/2 teaspoon Chili Paste
• 1 clove Garlic; finely minced
• 1/2 teaspoon Ginger; finely minced
• 1/2 cup Chicken Stock
• 1 Tablespoon Cornstarch
• 2 Tablespoons Cold Water
• Salt and Pepper to taste

• 4-6 Lettuce leaves
• 1 Tablespoon Toasted Cashews, Peanuts or Walnuts; chopped
• 2 Tablespoons Green Onion; diced
• 1 tsp Sesame Seeds

1. In a large Dutch oven or skillet over medium high heat add sesame oil. Brown the beef and use a slotted spoon to remove it from the pan. Set aside.
2. In sauce pan over medium-high heat, add sauce ingredients minus cornstarch and cold water; bring to a boil then reduce to simmer.
3. Meanwhile, add onion, carrots and water chestnuts to Dutch oven or skillet, sautéing until tender. Add ginger and garlic until fragrant. Mix the beef back in and add the sauce.
4. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and cold water. Pour over beef filling and stir frequently until thickened.
5. Serve with lettuce leaves; topped with sticky rice. Garnish with Sesame seeds, toasted nuts and green onion.
6. Enjoy!

Looking for a side dish? Try one of these!

Spicy Fried Rice
Copycat Panda Express Chow Mein
Fresh Vietnamese Spring Rolls

Published by ashsinthekitchen

Home cook, gardener and lover of life!

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