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Lemongrass Pork Bahn Mi Lettuce Wraps
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18 INGREDIENTS • 8 STEPS • 1HR 45MINS

Lemongrass Pork Bahn Mi Lettuce Wraps

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Inspired by Vietnamese Lemongrass Pork Bahn Mi Sandwiches, these Pork Bahn Mi Lettuce Wraps feature a lemongrass pork filling topped with creamy mayonnaise, pickled carrots and daikon, then topped with cilantro and fresh chili.
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Wok & Skillet
I take the mystery out of Asian cooking so that you can make your favorite takeout dishes at home!
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Inspired by Vietnamese Lemongrass Pork Bahn Mi Sandwiches, these Pork Bahn Mi Lettuce Wraps feature a lemongrass pork filling topped with creamy mayonnaise, pickled carrots and daikon, then topped with cilantro and fresh chili.
1HR 45MINS
Total Time
$1.89
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
10
US / Metric
Pickled Carrot and Daikon Radish
Carrot
1 cup
Carrot, julienned
Daikon Radish
1 cup
Daikon Radish, julienned
Distilled White Vinegar
1 cup
Distilled White Vinegar
Water
3/4 cup
Water
Lemongrass Pork
Soy Sauce
3 Tbsp
Brown Sugar
1 1/2 Tbsp
Brown Sugar
Peanut Oil
2 Tbsp
Peanut Oil
Onion
1
Onion, diced, Small
Garlic
2 cloves
Garlic, minced
Lemongrass
3 stalks
Lemongrass, minced
just the white portion
Lettuce Wraps
Butter Lettuce
1 head
Butter Lettuce
Japanese Kewpie Mayonnaise
to taste
Japanese Kewpie Mayonnaise
Red Chili Pepper
1
Red Chili Pepper, thinly sliced
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
182
Fat
12.5 g
Protein
8.3 g
Carbs
9.2 g
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step 1
Put Carrot (1 cup), Daikon Radish (1 cup), Distilled White Vinegar (1 cup), Water (3/4 cup), Granulated Sugar (1/4 cup) into a jar, put the lid on tightly, then shake the jar gently to combine the ingredients. Allow brining in the fridge for at least an hour, or up to 1 month.
step 1 Put Carrot (1 cup), Daikon Radish (1 cup), Distilled White Vinegar (1 cup), Water (3/4 cup), Granulated Sugar (1/4 cup) into a jar, put the lid on tightly, then shake the jar gently to combine the ingredients. Allow brining in the fridge for at least an hour, or up to 1 month.
step 2
Prepare the sauce for the pork filling by combining the Soy Sauce (3 Tbsp), Fish Sauce (1 tsp), Brown Sugar (1 1/2 Tbsp), and Dark Soy Sauce (1/2 tsp).
step 3
Heat the Peanut Oil (2 Tbsp) in a wok over medium high heat.
step 4
Saute the Onion (1) until it turns a little translucent. Add the Garlic (2 cloves) and Lemongrass (3 stalks). When the garlic starts to turn brown, remove this mixture from the wok and set aside.
step 4 Saute the Onion (1) until it turns a little translucent. Add the Garlic (2 cloves) and Lemongrass (3 stalks). When the garlic starts to turn brown, remove this mixture from the wok and set aside.
step 5
Add the Ground Pork (1 lb) to the wok and stir-fry until no longer pink. Return the onion and garlic mixture to the wok. When ground pork has cooked all the way through, stir in the sauce and mix well until the ground pork is thoroughly coated in the sauce.
step 5 Add the Ground Pork (1 lb) to the wok and stir-fry until no longer pink. Return the onion and garlic mixture to the wok. When ground pork has cooked all the way through, stir in the sauce and mix well until the ground pork is thoroughly coated in the sauce.
step 6
Transfer to a serving dish.
step 6 Transfer to a serving dish.
step 7
To assemble the lettuce wraps, place some of the ground pork filling on to a Butter Lettuce (1 head) leaf. Squeeze a light layer of Japanese Kewpie Mayonnaise (to taste) over the ground pork.
step 8
Top with pickled carrot and daikon, Fresh Cilantro (to taste), and a Red Chili Pepper (1).
step 8 Top with pickled carrot and daikon, Fresh Cilantro (to taste), and a Red Chili Pepper (1).
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Appetizers
Dairy-Free
Comfort Food
Lunch
Date Night
Shellfish-Free
Sandwiches & Wraps
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