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Chinese Pork Lettuce Wraps

  • Author: Stacie Hassing
  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 5 servings (10 lettuce wraps) 1x


For the Sauce:

For the Pork:

  • 1 lb. ground pork
  • 2 cups diced mushrooms
  • 1/2 medium onion, diced
  • 1 8 oz. can water chestnuts, diced

For serving and topping:

  • Lettuce leaves (butter lettuce, bib or green lettuce)
  • Shredded cabbage and carrot mix
  • Green onion, sliced
  • Cilantro, chopped
  • Roasted cashews, chopped
  • Sesame seeds
  • Crushed red pepper
  • Lime wedge


  1. In a small mason jar or bowl, combine the sauce ingredients. Whisk well with fork and set aside. 
  2. In a large pan over medium-high heat, add the ground pork, diced mushrooms, diced onion and a little salt and pepper. Cook for about 4-5 minutes stirring occasionally. Add water chestnuts and continue to cook until pork is cooked through.
  3. Turn the heat down to medium-low and add the sauce to the pan plus 2 Tbsp. additional water (add the water to the empty mason jar that contained the sauce, shake up and pour in).
  4. Bring to a low simmer and continue to cook for 5-7 minutes or until sauce is mostly absorbed. Stir occasionally.
  5. Serve pork in a lettuce leaf and top with desired toppings.


  • Serving Size: 1/5 of recipe - 2 lettuce wraps (without toppings)
  • Calories: 285
  • Sugar: 5 g
  • Sodium: 500 mg
  • Fat: 16 g
  • Carbohydrates: 13 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 18 g