Lettuce Wraps With Spiced Pork

Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is a simple quick stir-fry dish where everyone can make their own. Use chicken if you prefer in place of the pork. You can make this sauce ahead of time. It will keep tightly covered, in the refrigerator for 2 days. From Eating Well.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. To Prepare Sauce: Combine oyster sauce, water, hoisin sauce, vinegar, sherry (or rice wine), cornstarch, brown sugar, soy sauce and sesame oil in a small bowl.
  2. To Prepare Stir-fry: Heat 2 tsp canola oil over medium-high heat in a large nonstick skillet or wok.
  3. Add pork; cook, stirring constantly, until no longer pink, about 4 minutes.
  4. Transfer to a plate.
  5. Wipe out the pan.
  6. Add remaining 1 tsp oil, garlic and ginger; cook stirring constantly, until fragrant, 30 seconds.
  7. Add water chestnuts, bamboo shoots and mushroom; cook, stirring often, until mushrooms have softened, about 4 minutes.
  8. Return the pork to the pan and add the sauce.
  9. Cook, stirring constantly, until a thick glossy sauce has formed, about 1 minute.
  10. Serve sprinkled with scallions and wrapped in lettuce leaves.


Most Helpful

Very tasty and very easy to make. Dave made this and was a bit confused as to why there was an extra teaspoon of cornstarch, he didn't use it. We used 500 grams of very lean pork mince (ground pork) and doubled the sauce mix (except for the cornstarch). A definite keeper for our family. Thank you for posting.

Jewelies March 09, 2007

delicious quick and easy dinner, i loved the sauce. i followed this exactly but instead of serving in the lettuce wrappers i served this over rice for 3 of us. this is a keeper.

chia February 04, 2005

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