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.

THAI BEEF LETTUCE WRAPS

Servings: 2- 4

Prep time: less than 30 minutes

INGREDIENTS:

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

Toppings:

Dry roasted peanuts

Carrots, julienned

Green Onions, cut

Fresh cilantro leaves

Fresh mint leaves

Lime, cut into wedges


DIRECTIONS:

  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!