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Crispy Beef Lettuce Wraps







Crispy beef lettuce wraps

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1lb ground beef
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp sesame seed oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh sliced chili(jalapeno, Serrano, or any chili you like)
  • 1 tbsp fresh minced ginger
  • 1 tbsp fresh sliced garlic
  • 1 tbsp light brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp fish sauce
  • Zest of 1/2 lime
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp fresh sliced green onions

In a hot non-stick skillet fry beef in olive oil until crispy, season with salt and pepper. Drain the grease of the beef in a separate bowl and set the beef aside.

In the same skillet place sesame seed oil and cook off chili's, ginger, and garlic until soft about 1 minute. Sprinkle in brown sugar and caramelize ingredients.

Once the ingredients are caramelized place cooked beef back into skillet. Add fish sauce, lime zest, lime juice, and green onions to warm through. Finish the dish by putting the

Mixture in lettuce cups, over steamed rice, or Asian noodles. Enjoy. 

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