korean beef with lettuce cups
This Asian-inspired ground beef recipe lets you entertain with style and within budget. It works for family meals too – easy to prepare and casual to eat.
3 Half 1 lb (500 g) 1 tsp (5 mL) 1/4 cup (50 mL) 1 tbsp (15 mL) 1 tsp (5 mL) 1
garlic cloves, minced sweet red pepper, diced Lean Ground Beef minced gingerroot soy sauce Asian chili sauce sesame oil head Bibb lettuce, separated into individual leaves Wedges of fresh lime Toppings: hoisin sauce, chopped green onion, shredded carrot or cucumber and chopped cilantro or mint
Cook garlic, diced pepper, ground beef and gingerroot in large skillet using medium heat, stirring occasionally for 8-10 minutes until beef is browned and completely cooked. Drain if necessary.
Add soy sauce, chili sauce and sesame oil; reduce heat to medium-low and simmer 3-4 minutes.
Transfer to warm platter. At the table, let each person spoon some illing into lettuce leaves, top with a squeeze of lime juice and add some favourite toppings. Simply wrap lettuce around the illing, pick up and eat by hand.
Cook’s Notes: If you want a more traditional dish, serve the Korean Beef mixture over steamed rice with a drizzling of hoisin sauce to complete.
preparation: 10 minutes
cooking: 15 minutes
179 Calories 16 g protein 11 g fat 3 g carbohydrate
% Daily Value (DV): source of iron (13% DV) excellent source of zinc (40% DV) 31% DV sodium