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Thai Inspired Lettuce Wraps

Thai Inspired Lettuce Wraps

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients

  • 600g lean mince (beef, chicken or ostrich)
  • 1 tablespoon thai green curry paste
  • 1 tablespoon Thai 7 spice
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 2 teaspoon honey or agave nectar
  • 1/4 cup thai hoison sauce
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger (finally chopped)
  • 1/4 cup chopped dhania (aka coriander)
  • 1 diced red chillie (remove the seeds)
  • 1/2 red onion (diced)
  • 1/2 red pepper (finely sliced)
  • 1/ 2 punnet sliced mushrooms (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 2 limes
  • lettuce leaves wash and pat dry with a paper towel


Thai green curry paste is usually very salty. Salt is not necessary for this recipe however, add according to your taste.

Directions

  1. Combine all the ingredients (except the onion, lettuce, lime and red peppers) into a large bowl.
  2. Mix well and allow to marinate in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  3. In a medium sized pot, add the coconut oil.
  4. Once hot add the red onion and allow to cook until glassy.
  5. Add the mince mixture and allow to cook
  6. When mince is almost browned, add the red peppers and allow to cook until tender
  7. Remove from heat and spoon mince into the lettuce leaves (normal wraps may also be used)
  8. Serve with wedges of lime.

I added grated cheese and avo to my wraps