Pork Lettuce Wraps With Ginger Sauce

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  • Serves 8
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  • Nutritional Information

    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 172 calories
    • Calories 64 calories from fat
    • Fat 7 g
    • Sat Fat 2 g
    • Cholesterol 46 mg
    • Sodium 968 mg
    • Protein 19 g
    • Carbohydrate 8 g
    • Sugar 4 g
    • Fiber 2 g
    • Iron 2 mg
    • Calcium 65 mg


  1. Check 1/4cup soy sauce
  2. Check 2tablespoons white vinegar
  3. Check 1tablespoon water
  4. Check 1teaspoon sesame oil
  5. Check 1 scallion, trimmed and thinly sliced
  6. Check 2tablespoons grated fresh ginger
  7. Check 2pounds thin-cut pork chops, pounded to 1/8-inch thickness
  8. Check 1tablespoon olive oil
  9. Check 1teaspoon kosher salt
  10. Check 2 heads butter lettuce, leaves separated
  11. Check 1 bunch cilantro, washed and leaves separated
  12. Check 5 carrots, shredded (3 cups)
  13. Check 3 Kirby cucumbers, cut into 3-inch matchsticks


  1. Make the ginger sauce by whisking together the soy sauce, vinegar, water, sesame oil, scallion, and 1 tablespoon of the ginger. Set aside. 
  2. Heat broiler to high. Brush both sides of the pork chops with the olive oil, then sprinkle with the salt and the remaining ginger. Broil 2 minutes on each side. Cool and slice thinly.
  3. Arrange the lettuce leaves on a platter and fill each with some cilantro, carrots, cucumbers, and sliced pork. To eat, drizzle with the ginger sauce and roll the lettuce leaves to close. Serve with plenty of napkins.
  4. TO MAKE AHEAD: Make and refrigerate the dipping sauce up to 3 days beforehand. Prepare the remaining ingredients and wrap separately in resealable plastic bags a day in advance.