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Chinese Hoisin Marinated Beef Lettuce Wraps


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  • 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) Soy sauce
  • 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) Rice vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoon Hoisin sauce
  • 1 Medium Chilli pepper: seeded
  • chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon minced Garlic
  • 1 Tablespoon minced Ginger
  • 4 Ounce thinly sliced Water chestnuts
  • 4 Ounce
  • thinly sliced Canned bamboo shoots
  • 2 Tablespoon Peanut oil
  • 2 Small
  • julienned Carrots
  • 1 Tablespoon
  • chopped Scallion greens
  • 1 Tablespoon
  • chopped finely Cilantro leaves
  • 2 Pound
  • thinly sliced into 2 inch pieces Flank steak
  • 4 Medium (cups) Iceberg lettuce leaves


Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 10mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1


1. In a bowl mix the soy sauce, vinegar, Hoisin, chili pepper, garlic and ginger.
2. Take meat in another bowl, pour the mix over the meat and coat well. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

Step 2


3. Heat a wok with some peanut oil. Cook beef in batches.
4. After the last batch, return all beef to wok and add water chestnuts, bamboo shoots and carrots. Cook for a few minutes until carrots are crisp.
5. Fill a lettuce cup with beef. Top with scallion greens and cilantro.

6. In a serving platter, arrange these lettuce wraps and serve them.

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