Nam Sod Lettuce Wraps
A simple healthy lettuce wrap (or salad) recipe with exotic Thai appeal. Nam Sod is an easy meal that makes your dining room seem like an authentic Thai restaurant!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time28 mins
- 1 teaspoon peanut oil
- 1 pound ground pork
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 1 tablespoon fresh ginger grated
- 1 tablespoon fresh mint chopped
- 2 teaspoons low sodium soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon fish sauce
- 2 tablespoon lime juice
- 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
- 1 head butter lettuce leaves separated
- 1 cup shredded carrot
- 1 cup sliced red onion
- 1 cup chopped green onions scallions
- 1 cup chopped cilantro
- 1 cup dry roasted peanuts
- 1 cup sliced red bell pepper optional
Place a large skillet over medium heat. Add the oil, ground pork, garlic and ginger. Brown for 5 minutes, breaking into small pieces with a wooden spoon. Then add the mint, soy sauce, fish sauce, lime juice and crushed red pepper. Stir and cook another 3 minutes until the liquid absorbs.
For lettuce wraps: Place a spoonful of the nam sod meat filling in lettuce leaves, then top with veggies and peanuts.
For the salad: Arrange the lettuce leaves in 4 serving bowls, then divide the nam sod between the bowls and top with veggies and peanuts.
Serving: 1serving | Calories: 591kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 44g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 791mg | Potassium: 1011mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 169.4% | Vitamin C: 77.1% | Calcium: 9.9% | Iron: 18%