Mike's, "That's A Wrap!" Asian Lettuce Wraps

Serve these Asian Lettuce Wraps with Soy Sauce, Sriracha Red Chili Sauce, Fish Sauce, Peanut Sauce, Hot Mustard or your very own Thai Sweet & Spicy Chili Sauce. My, Thai Sweet & Spicy Chili Sauce, recipe is posted at bottom of the page if you re interested in making your own homemade sauce.

  1. Spiced Meat Mixture
  2. 2 lb 93% Lean 7% Fat Hamburger Meat it #39 s important this specific meat blend be used
  3. 1 tbsp Shaoxing Wine OR Dry Sherry AND 1 tablespoon Thai Kitchen Premium Fish Sauce
  4. 4 tbsp Hoisin Sauce more if desired
  5. 1 1/2 tbsp Sesame Seed Oil
  6. 1/4 tsp Chinese 5 Spice
  7. 1 can 4 oz Bamboo chopped
  8. 1 can 8 oz Water Chestnuts chopped
  9. 3 tbsp Minced Garlic
  10. 2 tbsp Each: Sriracha amp Soy Sauce
  11. 1/4 cup Each: Fresh Cilantro – Green Onions – White Onions chopped
  12. 1 tbsp Each: Black Pepper – Finely Chopped Jalapeños – Dehydrated Onions – Minced Ginger – Red Pepper Flakes –
  13. 1/3 cup Beef Broth to steam meat
  14. Lettuce Wrap Toppers
  15. 1 lb Large Fresh Crispy Bib Lettuce Leaves or 16 oversized leaves of your choosing
  16. 2 tbsp Each: Chopped Fresh Or Pickled Ginger РFresh Thai Or Regular Basil РFinely Minced Jalape̱os
  17. 10 slice Each: 5 quot Long Diakon Radishes – 5 quot Long Green Onions – 5 quot Long Celery Strips
  18. 1/2 cup Fresh Cilantro
  19. 1 packages 8 oz Bean Sprouts
  20. 1/2 cup Shreadded Carrots
  21. 5 large Thin Sliced Red Radishes
  22. 1 cup Finely Shreadded Cabbage
  23. Shrimp
  24. 1 lb Miniature Pre-Cooked Shrimp dethawed
  25. 2 tbsp Thai Kitchen Premium Fish Sauce
  26. 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
  27. 1/2 tsp Onion Powder
  28. 1/2 tsp Dried Crushed Cilantro
  29. 1 tsp Cracked Black Pepper optional
  30. Optional Ingredients
  31. 2 Thai Birds Eye Or 2 Serrano Peppers finely minced for optional chili sauce
  32. 1/4 cup Rice Wine Vinager for optional chili sauce
  33. 1 1/2 tbsp Cornstarch for optional chili sauce
  34. 1 cup Peanut Sauce garnish
  35. 4 tbsp Finely Chopped Peanuts allergy warning – garnish
  1. Change Medium heat fry all meat ingredients except for 1/4 cup fresh Cilantro 1/4 teaspoon Chinese 5 Spice and 1/3 cup Beef Broth Keep hamburger in larger chunks if possible Be careful not to burn your garlic
  2. Once hamburger is cooked there should be no reason to drain any fat since youre using a 93% – 7% meat blend This no drain hamburger is also important since if you were to drain it youd loose the majority of your spices and smaller ingredients through your strainer
  3. Change Frying at a higher heat add 1/3 cup Beef Broth 1/4 cup fresh Cilantro and 1/4 tsp Chinese 5 Spice you can add more 5 spice if you enjoy a stronger flavor stir well and steam everything together with a tight fitting lid Steam for approximately 5 minutes You may need additional Beef Broth at the steam completion Youll want a moist not dripping consistency to your meat mixture
  4. Change After frying plate up hamburger meat mixture in a serving bowl and set to the side
  5. Change Chop all wrap filler vegetables plate and chill
  6. De-thaw shrimp in cool water
  7. Paper towel dry shrimp
  8. Add 2 tablespoons fish sauce to shrimp and add crushed Cilantro powdered garlic and onion powder Mix gently and well
  9. Change Place shreadded cabbage in a seperate serving dish and pile miniature chilled shrimp atop cabbage
  10. Change To prepare wraps place warm meat atop chilled lettuce then add any vegetable wrap toppings you and your guests may desire Lastly add additional Sriracha Chili Sauce Fish Sauce Hot Mustard Soy Sauce Peanut Sauce or your own homemade Thai Sweet Chili Sauce
  11. Change Since you already have these ingredients on hand why not make your own Thai Sweet amp Spicy Chili Sauce This is a recipe you can either fine chop by hand better or puree in a blender to save some time
  12. THAI SWEET amp SPICY RED CHILI SAUCE makes approximately 2 cups sauce Ingredients: * 7 Large Garlic Cloves crushed amp finely minced * 2 Small Birds Eye or Serrano Peppers deseeded Рfinely minced * 1 Small Jalape̱o deseeded Рfinely minced * always wear gloves when working with peppers * * 2 teaspoon Sriracha Chili Sauce for flavor amp color * 1 Р1/2 tablespoons Crushed Red Pepper Flakes * 1 tablespoon Fine Minced Ginger * 1/4 cup Rice Wine Vinegar * 1 tablespoon Thai Kitchen Premium Fish Sauce * 2/3 to 3/4 cup Granulated Sugar * 2/3 cup Water Directions: Boil ingredients for 5 Р7 minutes or until Red Pepper Flakes soften Once boiled mix these two ingredients very well in a separate much smaller bowl: * 1-1/2 tablespoons Cornstarch
    * 2 tablespoons Tap Water Add the cornstarch mixture slowly into your simmering chili sauce Whisk and watch closely as your sauce thickens up Be patient and give it a little time to thicken You may not need all of your
  13. Use discretion if garnishing your wraps with both Soy Sauce and Fish Sauce after their construction Both are very high in sodium and may overpower your dish with an extreme salty finish if used too heavily together
  14. Enjoy!

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