Lettuce wraps are a fun way to introduce a wide variety of leafy greens to your family. Explore which greens wrap the best. A hint for those trying this for the first time? Try out Boston lettuce or kale (for a nutritious kick). Wrap this much flavor into a few bites and your family will be asking for this recipe to become a regular weeknight meal.
Recipe courtesy of Foodland Ontario
Yield: Serves 8
Cooking Time: 8 to 10 minutes
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
1/4 cup (60 mL) teriyaki sauce
2 tbsp (30 mL) cornstarch
1 clove garlic, minced
12 oz (375 g) lean ground Ontario pork
1 Ontario Onion, chopped
1 Ontario Carrot, julienned
3 Tbsp (45 mL) Hoisin sauce
16 Ontario Greenhouse Lettuce Leaves
Half Ontario Greenhouse Cucumber, sliced
1 Ontario Greenhouse Sweet Red Pepper, sliced
2 green onions, sliced
- In medium bowl, combine teriyaki sauce, cornstarch and garlic; mix in pork until well combined. Let stand for 5 minutes.
- In large nonstick skillet, stir-fry pork mixture and onion over medium-high heat for 8 to 10 minutes, or until no longer pink with an internal temperature of 160ºF (71ºC). Drain off fat if necessary.
- For each serving, spread hoisin sauce over a lettuce leaf; top with about 1/4 cup (50 mL) pork mixture, carrot, cucumber, red pepper and green onions. Roll up.