This is a fun recipe, and it's healthier too! the crunch of the lettuce makes a perfect partner with the beef and other ingredients, it's definitely worth a try!
Prep 20 m - Cook 15 m - Ready In 35 m
What you will need:
16 butter lettuce leaves
1 pound lean ground beef
1 tbsp cooking oil
1 large onion, chopped
1/4 cup hoisin sauce
2 cloves fresh garlic, minced
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
2 tsp minced pickled ginger
1 dash asian chile pepper sauce, or to taste (optional)
1 (8 ounce) can water chestnuts, drained and finely chopped
1 bunch green onions, chopped
2 tsp asian sesame oil
Rinse whole lettuce leaves and pat dry, being mindful not tear them. Set aside.
Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir beef and cooking oil in the hot skillet until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes. Drain and discard grease; transfer beef to a bowl. Cook and stir onion in the same skillet used for beef until slightly tender, 5 to 10 minutes. Stir hoisin sauce, garlic, soy sauce, vinegar, ginger, and chile pepper sauce into onions. Add water chestnuts, green onions, sesame oil, and cooked beef; cook and stir until the onions just begin to wilt, about 2 minutes.
Arrange lettuce leaves around the outer edge of a large serving platter and pile meat mixture in the center.
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