Lettuce Wrap Recipe with Diced Pork & Green Beans 生菜包肉碎青豆秘方

I’ve come across this lettuce wrap recipe when I was at Guangzhou and totally fallen in love with it! The freshness of the lettuce sort of offset the overwhelming flavors of the stir fry diced pork & green beans, making them one of the best appetizer you could make to awe your friends!

Lead Time : 30 minutes

Serve 3

Ingredients

  • 1 head of Lettuce – Iceberg Lettuce, romaine, etc. any sort of large leaf lettuce
  • 100g of Garlic
  • 300g of Pork Belly (skin removed)
  • 200g of Green Beans
  • 100g of Green Capsicum
  • 100g of Red Capsicum
  • 100g of Carrot
  • 1 tsp of Salt
  • 1 tbsp of Soy Sauce
  • 1/2 tsp of Allspice
  • 2 tbsp of Oyster Sauce
  • 2 tbsp of Cooking Oil

Preparation

  1. Clean lettuce with water and gently open the leaf as whole pieces and set aside.
  2. Peel garlic and finely chop.
  3. Remove pork belly skin and diced pork belly into uniform cube pieces.
  4. For green beans, red & green capsicum and carrot, clean and diced them into uniform cube pieces.
  5. Prepare the other ingredient accordingly.

Cooking

  1. Bring approximately 1 liters of water to boil with a tbsp of salt.
  2. Blanch green beans, red & green capsicum and carrot for 30 seconds. Strain and set aside.
  3. Preheat pan/wok with cooking oil.
  4. Add diced pork belly in and shallow fry to golden.
  5. Add chopped garlic and fry garlic to golden alongside diced pork belly.
  6. Add blanched green beans, red & green capsicum and carrot in. Thoroughly stir fry.
  7. Season with salt, soy sauce, allspice and oyster sauce.
  8. Stir fry over high heat for 1 minute.
  9. Remove from heat and serve.

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