Spicy Beef in Lettuce Cups

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READY IN: 32mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a small bowl,combine soy sauce,sherry,cornstarch, sugar and salt; stir well and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, use a spoon to break up the ground beef; gently mix in soy-sauce mixture. Set aside 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Heat wok or large, deep skillet over medium-high heat until very hot.
  • Add oil and swirl to coat pan; add ginger and garlic.
  • Cook for about 1 minute, stirring, until fragrant but not browned.
  • Crumble in beef, and use spatula or large slotted spoon to break it up and spread meat over pan to help it cook evenly.
  • Cook until it changes color on one side, 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Turn meat and cook another minute undisturbed.
  • Toss well, using a spatula to break up any large chunks.
  • When meat is cooked, add pepper flakes and scallions, then toss well.
  • Add sesame oil and remove from heat, tossing until sesame oil is well blended.
  • Transfer meat to serving plate; serve hot,warm or at room temperature.
  • Arrange lettuce cups on serving platter; fill each with a spoonful of beef or provide lettuce cups and plate of beef and let guests assemble lettuce packets themselves.
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