Asian Lettuce Wraps

Lentil & Pork Sung Choi Bao (Asian Lettuce Wraps)

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December 3, 2018

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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.

  • Prep: 15 Minutes
  • Cook: 10 Minutes
  • 15 Minutes

    10 Minutes

    25 Minutes

  • Yields: 10


  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.


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


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 wrap
Sodium620 mg
Potassium399 mg
Protein13 g
Cholesterol35 mg
Sugar3 g
Total Fat13 g
Saturated Fat4 g
Total Carbohydrates15 g
Dietary Fiber5 g