Try these fresh and tasty Thai lettuce wraps for a delicious & healthy meal in just 30 minutes!
Spring is a great time to opt for fresh, healthy foods that are on the lighter side – especially if you’re looking to get in shape for summer! These delicious plant-based Thai lettuce wraps are fresh, flavorful and delicious, and they make a perfect spring lunch or light supper.
Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian, or just looking for some lighter fare, these refreshing and tasty wraps will hit the spot. (For vegans and vegetarians, omit the egg and/or fish sauce as desired.) Feel free to customize the spices and other ingredients to your preference.
Thai Lettuce Wraps Recipe
Time: 30 minutes
- 1 head lettuce
- 3 cloves minced garlic
- 1 thumb-sized ginger, grated
- 1 red chli, de-seeded
- 2 sliced shallots
- 1 cup firm tofu, chopped small
- 1 grated carrot
- 1 egg (omit for vegan version)
- 1/2 cup shredded red cabbage
- 3 green onions
- 2 larger sprouts (bean, sunflower)
- 3 tbsp lime juice
- 2 tbsp fish sauce (or coconut aminos for vegan/vegetarian version)
- 1 tbsp agave
- 2 tbsp olive oil
Put 1 T. oil into wok or large frying pan. Stir-fry garlic, ginger, chili and shallot for one minute over medium high heat.
Add tofu, carrot, cabbage and green onions and the other T olive oil. Stir-fry for one more minute.
Add lime juice, soy sauce, fish sauce or coconut aminos and agave while stir-frying. Push ingredients to the side and add the egg white. Mix in with other ingredients.
Add sprouts, stir and remove from heat. Taste and add more fish sauce or salt if needed.
Serve in lettuce leaves and eat by hand.