Healthy Family: Asian Pork Lettuce Wraps

  • Updated: August 6, 2014 - 2:11 PM

Asian Pork Lettuce Wraps √

Serves 8.

Note: Salty, citrusy and slightly sweet thin pork chops are grilled, sliced and tucked into lettuce leaves with a variety of other fixings. A flavorful dipping sauce spiked with ginger and peanuts finishes off this addictive dish perfectly. Fish sauce can be found in the ethnic foods aisle of most grocery stores.

• 1/4 c. light brown sugar

3 tbsp. fish sauce (see Note)

• 3 tbsp. fresh lime juice

2 tbsp. finely chopped fresh lemon grass

• 4 garlic cloves, minced

1 1/2 lb. thin boneless pork chops

For the dipping sauce and fixings:

• 1/3 c. fresh lime juice

• 1/4 c. fish sauce (see Note)

• 2 tbsp. light brown sugar

1 tbsp. peeled and minced fresh ginger

2 tbsp. chopped peanuts, optional

4 oz. rice vermicelli noodles

1 large head Boston lettuce, leaves separated

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