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RECIPE: Sweet and Spicy Lettuce Wraps

written by

Eileen Napier

posted on

July 5, 2021

Want an easy prep, fun for the kids, great for a hot summer pork recipe? These wraps are just a little sweet, just a little spicy, and just right for a fresh and crunchy appetizer or light meal.


  • 1 lb Ramstead ground pork
  • 1 Tbsp canola oil
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ C hoisin sauce, plus more for serving if desired
  • 1 Tbsp Sriracha
  • 1 head romaine, leaves separated
  • 1 large carrot, grated
  • 2 scallions, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp sesame seeds


  1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add ginger and garlic and cook about 2 minutes. 
  3. Add pork and lightly brown.
  4. Add hoisin and Sriracha . Stir to mix. 
  5. Spoon pork mixture into lettuce leaves. 
  6. Sprinkle with carrots, scallions, and sesame seeds.
  7. Drizzle with Sriracha. 
  8. Serve with extra hoisin.
  9. Enjoy!

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