Pork Yuk Sung (Pork in Lettuce Leaves)

Recipe by Jan-Luvs2Cook
READY IN: 25mins




  • Best to use pork mince with a low fat content 3% if you can get it.
  • Slice the ginger (About 3cm peeled and sliced very finely).
  • Slice the garlic very finely.
  • Chop the spring onions.
  • Dice the celery into very small cubes.
  • Chop the water chestnuts, again into very small cubes. (5mm).
  • Put the above ingredients to one side.
  • Wash 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).
  • Pat dry and put to one side.
  • In 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!
  • Heat 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.
  • Add the minced pork and cook until the pork is browned. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  • Add the water chestnuts, and celery to the frying pan and cook over a medium heat.
  • Then put the sauce mixture in the pan and stir.
  • Then 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.
  • To 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.