Thai Beef Lettuce Wraps Recipe Makes Best Ground Beef Lettuce Wraps

Thai Beef Lettuce Wraps for best Asian beef lettuce wraps using ground beef lettuce wraps for delicious Thai Beef recipes

Thai Beef Lettuce Wraps Recipe – Thai Lettuce Wraps Recipe Rates #1 Quick Meal

Have you ever made ground beef lettuce wraps?  Well, my Thai Beef Lettuce Wraps make a last minute dinner on those busy nights.  These scrumptious and simple Asian beef lettuce wraps pack so much flavor with simple ingredients.!  Do you ever prepare Thai beef recipes?  One night I was craving hoisin sauce and had extra ground meat so the Thai Lettuce Wraps recipe from my KITCHEN 101 cookbook immediately came to mind. I needed a quick dinner and everyone always loves ground beef lettuce wraps.  Never had lettuce wraps–well, think of it as a taco but using the lettuce as your shell. If you prefer chicken, here’s a wonderful recipe for Chicken Lettuce Wraps!

What is Hoisin Sauce? Serve My Thai Lettuce Wraps Recipe with Hoisin Sauce!

I love Hoisin sauce.  Hoisin sauce is used in Asian recipes and I love it with this Thai Lettuce Wraps recipe.  Though not similar in flavor, hoisin sauce is often thought of as Chinese barbecue sauce. It has a thick texture, dark color and variety of dipping and marinating uses. Hoisin ingredients can vary but the base contains soybean paste, salt, spices and sweeteners – lending savory sweet flavor to these wraps that just melts in my mouth. Plus, this Thai beef lettuce wrap recipe is made with a crunchy lettuce leaf – the perfect light spring to summer meal to leave you satisfied not stuffed! I think you’ll find my favorite Thai beef recipe healthier with lots of flavor and simple to prepare.

Thai Beef Lettuce Wraps from KITCHEN 101 cookbook 

A tangy, spicy meat mixture with toasted sesame seeds wrapped up in lettuce leaves for a quick-fix meal. This is one of my easy, healthy Thai beef recipes for a quick dinner.

Makes 4 (1/2 cup) servings

1 pound ground sirloin
1 cup chopped onion
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
3 tablespoons Hoisin sauce
1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger or 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted (buy already toasted)
1 tablespoon seasoned rice vinegar
1/2 cup chopped green onions
Boston or red tip lettuce leaves

1. In large nonstick skillet, cook meat, onion, and garlic over medium heat 7 minutes, or until done. Drain excess grease.
2. Stir in pepper flakes, hoisin sauce, ginger, sesame seeds, vinegar, and green onion.
3. Divide mixture on lettuce leafs, wrap to eat.

Nutritional information per serving:
Calories 205 kcal, Calories from Fat 31%, Fat 7 g, Saturated Fat 3 g, Cholesterol 62 mg, Sodium 202 mg, Carbohydrates 10 g, Dietary Fiber 2 g, Total Sugars 6 g, Protein 25 g, Dietary Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 other carbohydrate, 3 lean meat

Terrific Tip:  One of my favorite tips is buy already toasted sesame seeds which is a time saver!  You can find the toasted sesame seeds in the spice or Asian section of the grocery.

Thai Beef Lettuce Wraps Recipe – Favorite Ground Beef Lettuce Wraps for Last Minute Light Meal


Sometimes I even get in a cooking rut and just don’t feel like cooking. Thai Beef Lettuce wraps from Fix It Fast Chapter in KITCHEN 101 make a fast dinner. This is my easiest cookbook and this chapter is about extra quick healthy easy recipes.  Not only are these ground beef lettuce wraps simple but they’re also a great way to introduce you to Thai beef recipes. Also, try my Chicken Stir Fry Lettuce Wraps in KITCHEN 101 for another easy lettuce wrap recipe

All ages have fun putting their lettuce wraps together so put it on the table and let everyone serve themselves.  You can truly get home and put this recipe together in minutes.  Cook the meat and toss in the other ingredients and dinner is done! if you like these easy Thai recipes, you can also try my Thai Coconut Rice Medley with Ginger Peanut Sauce and this is a good vegetarian Thai recipe.

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Get Toasted Sesame Seeds and Hoisin Sauce For Your Asian Beef Lettuce Wraps

 Rodelle Toasted Natural Sesame Seeds, 18 Ounce Sun Luck Toasted Sesame Seeds, 3.75 oz Sun Luck Traditional Hoisin Sauce, 8 oz Lee Kum Kee Hoisin Sauce — 8.5 oz – 2 pc


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