Martin Yan's Lettuce Cups Recipe

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  1. Place meat in a bowl with oyster sauce; stir to coat.
  2. Let stand for 10 minutes.
  3. Soak mushrooms in warm water to cover until softened, about 15 minutes; drain, reserving 1/4 cup of the soaking liquid.
  4. Trim and discard stems.
  5. Chop caps.
  6. Place a wok over high heat until hot.
  7. Add cooking oil, swirling to coat sides.
  8. Add ginger and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 10 seconds.
  9. Add meat, stir-fry until meat crumbled and no longer pink (1-3 minutes).
  10. Add carrot, zucchini, and water chestnuts; stir-fry for 30 seconds.
  11. Add mushrooms and reserved mushroom soaking liquid.
  12. Cook until vegetables are crisp-tender, about 2 minutes.
  13. Add sherry/wine and sesame oil; cook until heated through.
  14. If using, add walnuts and toss to coat.
  15. To eat, spread hoisin sauce on a lettuce cup, spoon in meat filling, wrap in lettuce cup, and eat out of hand.
  16. For spicier palates, top with Asian chili sauce.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 340.28 Kcal (1425 kJ)
Calories from fat 226.43 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25.16g 39%
Cholesterol 40.82mg 14%
Sodium 202.25mg 8%
Potassium 401.86mg 9%
Total Carbs 11.9g 4%
Sugars 2.41g 10%
Dietary Fiber 4.01g 16%
Protein 19.13g 38%
Vitamin C 3.3mg 6%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 1.3mg 7%
Calcium 30mg 3%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 179.9 Kcal (753 kJ)
Calories from fat 119.71 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.3g 39%
Cholesterol 21.58mg 14%
Sodium 106.92mg 8%
Potassium 212.46mg 9%
Total Carbs 6.29g 4%
Sugars 1.28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2.12g 16%
Protein 10.11g 38%
Vitamin C 1.8mg 6%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 0.7mg 7%
Calcium 15.9mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 8.1
  • 9

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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