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Pork Lettuce Wraps

 
This recipe belongs to the top 10% of the healthiest recipes.healthy
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe can be made completely dairy-free.dairy-free
 
One serving costs about $8.89 One serving costs about $8.89 One serving costs about $8.89

$8.89 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 30 minutes

Ready in 30 minutes

spoonacular Score:92%

Spoonacular Score: 92%

 

Pork Lettuce Wraps might be just the hor d'oeuvre you are searching for. This recipe serves 2 and costs $8.89 per serving. One serving contains 1847 calories, 97g of protein, and 122g of fat. It is brought to you by Yummy Healthy Easy. 1 person found this recipe to be delicious and satisfying. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and dairy free diet. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 30 minutes. Taking all factors into account, this recipe earns a spoonacular score of 33%, which is not so spectacular. Similar recipes include Chicken Lettuce wraps like P.F. Changs – lettuce wraps are delicious and an unique appetizer that many people enjoy, Pork Lettuce Wraps, and Pork Lettuce Wraps.

Ingredients

Servings:
2 lb
2 lb lean ground pork
lean ground pork
1.5 cups
1.5 cups diced onion
diced onion
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps kosher salt
kosher salt
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps ground pepper
ground pepper
2
2  garlic cloves
garlic cloves
2 tsps
2 tsps fresh ginger root
fresh ginger root
0.25 cups
0.25 cups low sodium light soy sauce
low sodium light soy sauce
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps rice vinegar
rice vinegar
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps sesame oil
sesame oil
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps peanut butter
peanut butter
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps water
water
1 tsp
1 tsp sriracha
sriracha
0.5 cups
0.5 cups green onion tops
green onion tops
8 oz
8 oz canned water chestnuts
canned water chestnuts
0.33 cups
0.33 cups low sodium soy sauce
low sodium soy sauce
0.25 cups
0.25 cups seasoned rice vinegar
seasoned rice vinegar
0.25 cups
0.25 cups honey
honey
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps dijon mustard
dijon mustard
1 tsp
1 tsp sesame oil
sesame oil
24
24  dried bibb lettuce leaves
dried bibb lettuce leaves
2 cups
2 cups shredded carrots
shredded carrots
2 cups
2 cups bean sprouts
bean sprouts
1 cup
1 cup cilantro
cilantro
2 lb lean ground pork
2 lb
lean ground pork
1.5 cups diced onion
1.5 cups
diced onion
0.5 tsps kosher salt
0.5 tsps
kosher salt
0.5 tsps ground pepper
0.5 tsps
ground pepper
2  garlic cloves
2
garlic cloves
2 tsps fresh ginger root
2 tsps
fresh ginger root
0.25 cups low sodium light soy sauce
0.25 cups
low sodium light soy sauce
2 Tbsps rice vinegar
2 Tbsps
rice vinegar
2 Tbsps sesame oil
2 Tbsps
sesame oil
2 Tbsps peanut butter
2 Tbsps
peanut butter
2 Tbsps water
2 Tbsps
water
1 tsp sriracha
1 tsp
sriracha
0.5 cups green onion tops
0.5 cups
green onion tops
8 oz canned water chestnuts
8 oz
canned water chestnuts
0.33 cups low sodium soy sauce
0.33 cups
low sodium soy sauce
0.25 cups seasoned rice vinegar
0.25 cups
seasoned rice vinegar
0.25 cups honey
0.25 cups
honey
2 Tbsps dijon mustard
2 Tbsps
dijon mustard
1 tsp sesame oil
1 tsp
sesame oil
24  dried bibb lettuce leaves
24
dried bibb lettuce leaves
2 cups shredded carrots
2 cups
shredded carrots
2 cups bean sprouts
2 cups
bean sprouts
1 cup cilantro
1 cup
cilantro

Equipment

frying pan
frying pan
whisk
whisk
bowl
bowl
frying pan
frying pan
whisk
whisk
bowl
bowl


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on Yummy Healthy Easy

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $8.86
Ingredient
2 pounds lean ground pork
1 1/2 cup diced onion
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
2 garlic cloves
2 teaspoons fresh ginger root
1/4 cup low sodium light soy sauce
2 Tbsps rice vinegar
2 Tbsps sesame oil
2 Tbsps peanut butter
1 teaspoon sriracha
1/2 cup green onion tops
8 ounces canned water chestnuts
1/3 cup low sodium soy sauce
1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar
1/4 cup honey
2 Tbsps dijon mustard
1 teaspoon sesame oil
24 dried bibb lettuce leaves
2 cups shredded carrots
2 cups bean sprouts
1 cup cilantro
Price
$6.03
$0.53
$0.03
$0.13
$0.02
$0.59
$0.12
$0.67
$0.11
$0.05
$0.33
$1.30
$0.86
$0.26
$1.03
$0.30
$0.11
$3.29
$0.45
$0.97
$0.53
$17.72

Tips

Health Tips

  • If you're allergic to peanuts or nuts, you can substitute sunflower butter for nut butters in many recipes.

  • If you prefer lean meat and you can't find ground pork (which is generally leaner than ground beef), look for extra lean ground beef, ground turkey, or even ground bison.

  • Read the labels when buying peanut butter. To choose the healthiest peanut butter, look for a brand without too much added fat, sugar, or salt. If you buy a natural brand that requires extra stirring due to oil separation, store the jar upside down or on its side to make the task a little easier.

  • Many people proclaim the health benefits of honey, saying it possesses antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties. Although the extent of its health benefits in humans remains unclear, studies have indeed confirmed that honey can help with cold symptoms and even heal wounds and prevent infections. If you're looking to reap the potential health benefits, dark raw honey is likely the best option.

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • If you find meat (especially grassfed and/or organic meat!) on sale, stock up and freeze it. Ground meat will stay good 3-4 months, while steaks, chops, etc., will be fine for at least 4 months.

Cooking Tips

  • Kosher salt is a type of coarse-grained salt popular among chefs because it is easy to pick up with the fingertips and sticks well when coating meat. The name "kosher salt" comes from the word "koshering", the process of making food suitable for consumption according to Jewish law. You can easily substitute table salt or sea salt in recipes where the salt is being dissolved, but if you're using it to coat meat, you might wish you had the kosher salt.

  • Carrots can be stored in the fridge for 2 to 3 weeks. The starch in the carrots will turn to sugar over time, but this is not a problem, they'll just taste sweeter. The academy lesson about carrots contains more useful information.

  • Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.

  • Keeping ginger on hand all the time doesn't mean you have to buy bottled ginger. Instead, freeze fresh ginger whole and grate what you need while its still frozen.

  • get more cooking tips

Green Tips

  • Choose organic, pasture raised pork to avoid antibiotics, hormones, and genetically modified feed. It is better for your health, for the animals, and for the planet. If you're worried about your grocery budget, try eating vegetarian meals more often during the week so you can splurge on better meat on the weekends.

  • Buying local honey from beekeepers in your area not only supports your community but helps those beekeepers protect bees! LocalHarvest can help you locate some tasty honey produced near you.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
1847 Calories
96g Protein
122g Total Fat
95g Carbs
89% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
1847
92%

Fat
122g
188%

  Saturated Fat
39g
250%

Carbohydrates
95g
32%

  Sugar
58g
65%

Cholesterol
326mg
109%

Sodium
4308mg
187%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
96g
193%

Vitamin A
28207IU
564%

Vitamin K
316µg
301%

Vitamin B1
3mg
253%

Selenium
122µg
175%

Vitamin B3
28mg
140%

Vitamin B6
2mg
139%

Phosphorus
1191mg
119%

Manganese
1mg
98%

Vitamin B2
1mg
95%

Potassium
3030mg
87%

Zinc
12mg
86%

Folate
318µg
80%

Iron
11mg
65%

Vitamin C
51mg
63%

Fiber
15g
62%

Magnesium
233mg
58%

Vitamin B12
3µg
53%

Vitamin B5
5mg
50%

Copper
0.88mg
44%

Calcium
280mg
28%

Vitamin E
3mg
26%

covered percent of daily need

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