Pork Lettuce Wraps With Ginger Sauce

Pork Lettuce Wraps With Ginger Sauce
Elizabeth Zeschin
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preparation
25
minutes
cooking
30
minutes
other
0
minutes
Serves 8

Ingredients

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

Directions

  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.
Kay Chun
July 2003

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 64
  • 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
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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