Thai Beef Lettuce Wraps

Thai Beef Lettuce Wraps ©SBtheRD

Thai Beef Lettuce Wraps ©SBtheRD

Looking for an easy and healthy summer dinner? Here ya go.


Servings: 2- 4

Prep time: less than 30 minutes


2 tsp Sesame Oil

1 lb Top Sirloin Beef (thinly sliced), cut into bite-sized pieces

½ tsp Chinese Five-Spice Powder

½ tsp Salt

⅓ c Sherry or dry White Wine (or can use 2 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar plus 3 Tbsp Water)

¼ cup shallots, thinly sliced

1 T sugar

1 T Chili Garlic Sauce (add 1/2 T or less if you don’t like spicy)

1/2 Tbsp Hoisin Sauce

6 Green Leaf Lettuce leaves


Dry roasted peanuts

Carrots, julienned

Green Onions, cut

Fresh cilantro leaves

Fresh mint leaves

Lime, cut into wedges


  1. Heat Sesame Oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add Beef, Chinese 5-Spice, and salt, and saute about 2-4 minutes.

  2. Add Sherry through Chili Garlic Sauce, and simmer 5-10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thickens.

  3. Assemble wraps with meat and toppings, spritz with lime juice.  

Serve with Avocado & Grapefruit Salad (recipe HERE) or a fresh fruit salad.

If you need more calories, add some Chicken or Vegetable Potstickers or Eggrolls!