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Asian Beef Lettuce Wraps

I am looking for something to prepare for some very important guests coming this Sunday for brunch. I was browsing Pinterest when I saw this photo of Asian Beef Lettuce Wraps. So I searched who originally pinned it to get the recipe. Voila! I got it! The recipe for Asian Beef Lettuce Wraps can be seen below…

Asian Beef Lettuce Wraps

INGREDIENTS:
12 leaves lettuce (iceberg, romaine, Boston or green leaf)

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced

1 yellow onion, diced

1 lb. ground beef

1/4 tsp. each salt and pepper

2 garlic cloves, minced

1 tablespoon soy sauce

1/4 cup hoisin sauce

1-2 Tbsp. chili sauce (such as Sambal Oelek*)

1 teaspoon ground ginger

1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar

4 green onions, chopped

DIRECTIONS:
Gently rinse lettuce leaves and pat dry, careful not to tear them. Set aside.

In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over high heat. Add bell pepper and onion, cook 3 minutes. Add ground beef and cook 5 minutes, breaking up with a wooden spoon. Drain grease and return pan to stovetop; reduce heat to medium. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in garlic, soy sauce, hoisin and chili sauces, ginger, rice vinegar and honey. Cook until sauce has thickened, 3-4 minutes. Stir in green onions.

Spoon meat mixture into a medium bowl and place on a large serving platter. Arrange lettuce leaves around the bowl and serve.

Enjoy!

* This is a thick red paste with medium-high spice, made from red chilies, vinegar and salt. It can be found in the Asian or ethnic sections of most grocery stores.

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