Thai-Style Lettuce Wraps Recipe

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Wade Published: November 9, 2020 Modified: July 8, 2021
Thai-Style Lettuce Wraps Recipe

How To Make Thai-Style Lettuce Wraps

Enjoy savory-sweet bites of these lettuce wraps, loaded with diced veggies and pecans, tossed in a rich tamari-honey sauce, for a vegan-friendly snack!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 40 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For Sauce:

  • ¼cuptamari
  • 3tbsphoney,to taste
  • 2tspraw apple cider vinegar
  • 1tspfresh ginger,minced
  • 1tspgarlic,minced

For Filling:

  • 2cupscarrot,diced
  • 1cupcelery,diced
  • ½yellow onion,diced
  • 1cuppecan halves,raw, briefly pulsed in a food processor

For Wrap and Garnish:

  • 1butter lettuce head,individual leaves carefully removed
  • cilantro leaves,torn, optional
  • red pepper flakes,optional

Instructions

Sauce:

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the tamari, honey, vinegar, ginger and garlic until well blended.

Filling:

  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, combine the carrot, celery, and onion and cover with the sauce. Bring the sauce to a simmer, then cover and allow the vegetables to cook for 10 to 15 minutes until fork-tender.

  2. Remove the lid and increase the heat, bringing the sauce to a boil. Allow the sauce to boil until the liquid has condensed and almost evaporated, then remove from heat.

  3. Add the pulsed pecan pieces and stir well to coat. Let the mixture marinate for 5 minutes, then scoop into butter lettuce leaves and top with cilantro and red pepper flakes.

  4. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 181.83kcal
  • Fat: 12.10g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.06g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.75g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.67g
  • Carbohydrates: 17.86g
  • Fiber: 3.64g
  • Sugar: 12.36g
  • Protein: 3.85g
  • Sodium: 714.88mg
  • Calcium: 48.57mg
  • Potassium: 363.90mg
  • Iron: 1.30mg
  • Vitamin A: 393.46µg
  • Vitamin C: 5.46mg
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