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Lentil & Pork Sung Choi Bao (Asian Lettuce Wraps)

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Total time: 25 Minutes

Servings: 10

Stir fried pork and lentils are sautéed with aromatic garlic and ginger, water chestnuts, green onions, bean sprouts, red pepper, and a soy oyster sauce – served in a lettuce cup and topped with peanuts.

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Ingredients

Directions

Nutrition

Ingredients

    2 Tbsp (30 mL) canola oil

    1 lb (500 g) whole red lentils, cooked

    1 lb (500 g) pork mince

    2 each, garlic cloves, minced

    1 Tbsp (15 mL) fresh ginger, finely grated

    1 cup (250 mL) canned water chestnuts, drained, finely chopped

    6 green onions, ends trimmed, finely chopped

    1/4 cup (60 mL) oyster sauce

    1/4 cup (60 mL) low-sodium soy sauce

    6 oz (150 g) bean sprouts

    1 tsp (5 mL) salt

    20 iceberg lettuce leaves, washed, dried


Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add lentils and pork. Cook, stirring with a wooden spoon to break up any lumps, for 5 minutes or until pork changes colour. Add garlic and ginger and cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until fragrant.
  2. Add water chestnuts and green onions and cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until combined. Add oyster and soy sauces and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until well combined and heated through. Remove from heat. Add bean sprouts and stir until just wilted. Transfer to a serving bowl.
  3. Place the lettuce leaves, cup-side up, on a serving platter and serve immediately with the pork and lentil mixture.

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size: 1 wrap
  • Per serving:
  • Calories 220
  • Total Fat 13 g
  • Saturated Fat 4 g
  • Cholesterol 35 mg
  • Carbohydrates 15 g
  • Dietary Fibre 5 g
  • Sugar 3 g
  • Protein 13 g
  • Sodium 620 mg
  • Potassium 399 mg
  • Folate 110 mcg