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Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Thai Minced Pork with Lettuce Wrap - Complete Lean and Green Recipe


YIELD: 4

PER SERVING: 1 LEANER, 1 HEALTHY FAT, 3 GREENS, 3 CONDIMENTS

TOTAL TIME: 30 MINUTES

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. lean pork loin
  • 4 lemongrass sticks, cut into 2-inches long and mashed
  • ½ oz. Thai lime leaves, cut in half
  • 2 tbsp sliced shallots
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • ½ tsp calorie-free sweetener, such as stevia
  • 4 tsp oil
  • ½ oz. Thai coriander, chopped
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 2½ cups sliced cucumber
  • 2 cups sliced tomatoes
  • 3 cups romaine or butterhead lettuce leaves

Directions

  1. Mince the pork and marinate it with the lemongrass, Thai lime leaves, shallots, fish sauce, and sweetener for 15 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in the pan. Stir-fry the minced pork until it is fully cooked, about seven minutes. Stir in the Thai coriander and cook for one additional minute.
  3. Turn off the heat. Remove the lemongrass and Thai lime leaves. Stir in the lime juice.
  4. Portion pork mixture in the lettuce leaves and serve with sliced cucumber and tomatoes.

Nutrition Facts:  Per Serving: 330 calories, 49g protein, 9g carbohydrate, 10g fat


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