Pork Lettuce Wraps

Pork Lettuce Wraps
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(Gluten-free, dairy-free)
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 20 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 20 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Pork Lettuce Wraps
Print Recipe
(Gluten-free, dairy-free)
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 20 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 20 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup dry quinoa
  • 1 cup water
  • 6 green onions
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 large knob fresh ginger (peeled and finely chopped)
  • 1 lb. ground pork
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1/2 cup gluten-free hoisin sauce
  • 1 cup daikon radish or water chestnuts (diced)
  • 2 Tbsp. sesame seeds
  • 2 head bibb lettuce
  • 8 lime wedges
Servings: servings
Instructions
  1. In a medium saucepan, bring quinoa and water to a boil. Stir once, cover, and simmer on low 15 to 20 minutes until water has evaporated and quinoa is fluffy. 
  2. Meanwhile, chop green onions, keeping white and green parts separate.
  3. In a large skillet, heat olive oil on medium. Add whites of onions and ginger. Cook 3 minutes, until lightly browned.
  4. Add ground pork and sprinkle with pepper. Cook until pork is browned (not pink), about 10 minutes. Drain excess grease.
  5. Add hoisin sauce and quinoa to skillet and stir.
  6. In a small bowl, mix daikon (or water chestnuts), sesame seeds, and green onion tops. 
  7. Top washed lettuce leaves with pork mixture, then daikon mixture. Serve with lime wedges. 
Recipe Notes

Per serving: 599 calories; 15 g fat (3 g sat. fat); 73 g total carbs; 9.5 g fiber; 43 g protein.