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Minced Pork served in lettuce leaves as a starter to a Chinese meal. Very, very nice and yummy!
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- 1Best to use pork mince with a low fat content 3% if you can get it.
- 2Slice the ginger (About 3cm peeled and sliced very finely).
- 3Slice the garlic very finely.
- 4Chop the spring onions.
- 5Dice the celery into very small cubes.
- 6Chop the water chestnuts, again into very small cubes. (5mm).
- 7Put the above ingredients to one side.
- 8Wash the lettuce, dry, and being careful not to tear the leaves, separate leaves keeping them whole. (You will need 4 leaves for four people as a starter).
- 9Pat dry and put to one side.
- 10In a small bowl mix together the soy sauce, oyster sauce, dry sherry and sugar. Do not leave out the sugar as it just won't be the same!
- 11Heat the sesame oil in a non-stick frying pan on high heat. Add the garlic, ginger, and spring onions and fry until the garlic and ginger are aromatic.
- 12Add the minced pork and cook until the pork is browned. Remove from the pan and set aside.
- 13Add the water chestnuts, and celery to the frying pan and cook over a medium heat.
- 14Then put the sauce mixture in the pan and stir.
- 15Then put the pork back in the pan and continue to cook at medium heat until sauce is reduced and mixture becomes dryer and the pork is browned.
- 16To Serve; Lay out a lettuce leaf and spoon a great big heap of the cooked mixture into the middle and fold into a wrap and eat immediately.
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Nutritional Facts for Pork Yuk Sung (Pork in Lettuce Leaves)
Serving Size: 1 (222 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 433.0
- Calories from Fat 270
- Total Fat 30.0 g
- Saturated Fat 10.3 g
- Cholesterol 90.0 mg
- Sodium 584.8 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 16.9 g
- Dietary Fiber 2.1 g
- Sugars 4.2 g
- Protein 22.7 g