Lettuce Wrapped Spicy Minced Pork With Mint

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Ingredients Nutrition

  • 300 g finely minced lean pork
  • 1 tablespoon meat tenderizer
  • 5 pieces canned shiitake mushrooms, chopped
  • 2 cups mint leaves
  • 1 tablespoon salted soybeans
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 teaspoon msg
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 5 small green bird's eye chilies, sliced thinly and soaked in the fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine
  • 1 tablespoon chili paste (made from chillies, ginger, garlic and a dash of salt blended together in a blender)
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • fresh lettuce leaf


  1. Mix meat with tenderizer.
  2. Add in the mushrooms and mix well.
  3. Heat oil in a pan.
  4. Add in the meat and some of the mint leaves.
  5. Stir-fry until meat is about to cook.
  6. Add in the salted soya beans, oyster sauce, MSG, chilli paste, sliced chillies and the rest of the mint leaves.
  7. Stir well.
  8. When meat is cooked, add in the rice wine and the lime juice.
  9. Stir for about 30 sec and remove to a plate.
  10. Serve the meat with fresh lettuce by scooping a portion of the meat onto a lettuce leaf, then wrap the meat up and eat it.

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