Thai Beef Lettuce Wraps Recipe

Thai Beef Lettuce Wraps
Courtesy of The Cooking Channel

Ingredients

For the beef

  • 1 Pound  ground lean beef
  • 2 Tablespoons  lime juice
  • 2 Tablespoons  tamari, or soy sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons  Sriracha sauce
  • 2  Tablespoons  Thai sweet chile sauce
  • 1/4 Cup  orange juice
  • 1/4 Cup  diced green onions
  • 2 Tablespoons  honey
  • head of Bibb lettuce, washed and dried, leaves separated

For the slaw

  • 5 Cups  shredded cabbage and carrots (you can use the organic bagged coleslaw mix)
  • 1 Teaspoon  fresh grated ginger
  • 1 Teaspoon  finely diced cilantro
  • 1 Tablespoon  lime juice
  • 1 Teaspoon  tamari
  • 2 Tablespoons  tahini paste
  • 1/2 Cup  natural chunky peanut butter
  • 2 Tablespoons  honey
  • 1/3 Cup  orange juice

This unique recipe for Thai Beef Lettuce Wraps is brought to us from the Cooking Channel's chef Ben Sargent of Hook, Line, and Dinner. Sargent and GE engineer Justin Berger took a road trip together, crossing 2,000 miles to Texas to bring some fresh food to a wildlife biologist. Sargent selected the finest of local ingredients from alligator farms, ranches, farm stands, and dairy along the way.

You don't have to travel cross-country for some of his dishes, though, you're now able to create one in your own kitchen.

Directions

For the beef

Place all ingredients in a cast-iron pan (save for the lettuce).

Ladle some of the juice left in the skillet onto the meat and stir to coat.

Sauté for a few minutes until beef is cooked through.

For the slaw

Whisk all the ingredients together in a large mixing bowl except the cabbage and carrots.

Pour the mixture over the slaw and toss to coat.

Place the meat on the lettuce, top with slaw, and wrap burrito-style.

Serve with hoisin or sweet chile sauce.

Notes

Feel free to substitute almond butter for peanut butter.

 

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Nutrition

Calories per serving:

704 calories

Dietary restrictions:

High Fiber Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Egg Free, Milk Free, Tree Nut Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:

35%

Servings:

3
  • Fat 103g 159%
  • Carbs 178g 59%
  • Saturated 24g 120%
  • Fiber 35g 141%
  • Trans 1g
  • Sugars 120g
  • Monounsaturated 50g
  • Polyunsaturated 26g
  • Protein 153g 305%
  • Cholesterol 299mg 100%
  • Sodium 4,014mg 167%
  • Calcium 682mg 68%
  • Magnesium 525mg 131%
  • Potassium 5,475mg 156%
  • Iron 26mg 142%
  • Zinc 33mg 217%
  • Phosphorus 2,009mg 287%
  • Vitamin A 3,468µg 385%
  • Vitamin C 289mg 481%
  • Thiamin (B1) 2mg 122%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 2mg 115%
  • Niacin (B3) 48mg 242%
  • Vitamin B6 4mg 223%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 1,252µg 313%
  • Vitamin B12 11µg 183%
  • Vitamin D 0µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 15mg 74%
  • Vitamin K 980µg 1,225%
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