Lettuce Wraps
Chef: Megan Richmond
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  • Large lettuce leaves
  • Bean sprouts
  • Rice vermicelli noodles
  • 1 cup shredded carrot
  • 1 cup shredded or thinly slices cucumber
  • Meat filling (example lemon grass chicken)
  • Sweet chile sauce
  • Peanut Sauce
  • peanut butter
  • hoisin sauce
  • water
Cook noodles in boiling water for a few minutes. Do not overcook. Drain.

For lemon grass chicken chop chicken breast and marinate in finely chopped lemon grass, 1 Tbsp soy sauce, 1 Tsp rice wine, dash of seasme oil for 10 minutes. Saute in a small amount of olive oil until cooked through and golden brown.

To make peanut sauce mix 1/4 cup peanut butter with 1-2 Tbsp water and 3-4 Tbsp hoisin sauce. Stir over low heat until even consistency, adjust peanut butter/hoisin sauce ration as desired.

Arrange lettuce on plate and each of filling materials. Allow guests to assemble wraps with desired filling.
Serves 4-6
Preparation Time: 30 min
Cook Time: 10 min
Category: Appetizers
Ethnicity: Vietnamese
Author Comments:
If desired you can saute the noodles in sesame oil after they are cooked (darker noodles in picture).

You can create any other fillings as desired such as steak or chicken in other sauces.
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