Thai Lettuce Wraps with Peanut Sauce


Another awesome share-plate dish. Super simple, only a few ingredients and can be prepared really quickly, especially if the peanut sauce is prepared in advance. Works great with green leaf, romaine lettuce or cabbage.





Ingredients

Servings: 2

Lettuce Wraps
  • Green Leaf Lettuce - 1 head
  • Red Bell Pepper - 1
  • Nante Carrot - 1
  • Sliced Water Chestnuts - 1 can
  • Garlic - 2 cloves
  • Green Onion - 3 shoots
  • Cilantro - ~5 stems
  • Lime - 1

Peanut Sauce
  • Peanut Butter - 1 cup
  • Soy Sauce - 1/4 cup
  • Sriracha - 2 Tbsp
  • Honey - 2 Tbsp
  • Rice Vinegar - 1 Tbsp
  • Toasted Sesame Seeds - 1 Tbsp
  • Ginger - 1" piece grated



Directions

*Step-by-step directions with pictures below*


Julienne slice the carrot and red bell pepper. Chop up garlic.

Combine peanut butter, soy sauce, Sriracha, honey, rice vinegar, sesame seeds and ginger. Mix well and refrigerate.

Clean and plate lettuce. 

Heat oil to med-high heat. Fry garlic for 30 seconds. Add carrot and cook for 3 minutes. 

Chop up cilantro and green onion.

Add red pepper and water chestnuts to pan and cook for 3 minutes. Add soy sauce and Sriracha and cook for another 3 minutes. Add half of cilantro and green onion and stir in.

Plate and top with remaining cilantro and green onion.

Enjoy! 



Step-by-step Directions

Julienne slice carrot, red bell pepper and chop up garlic.
Combine all ingredients for peanut sauce.
Mix well.
Clean, dry and plate lettuce.
Combine 3 Tbsp soy sauce and 3 Tbsp Sriracha
Heat oil
Fry garlic for 30 seconds
Add carrot and cook for 3 minutes
Chop up green onion and cilantro
Add red pepper and water chestnuts and cook for 3 minutes.
Add sriracha and soy sauce mixture and cook for another 3 minutes.
Stir in half of cilantro and green onion.
Plate and top with remaining cilantro and green onion.

Serve and enjoy!
Also tastes great with cabbage or romaine lettuce.

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