Tan Tan lettuce wraps

Delicious Asian dish

Preparation time: 30 minutes


Shan'shi ingredients

Additional ingredients

  • 500 g mixed minced meat
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp ginger, peeled and finely chopped
  • 4 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • glass noodles
  • Peanut oil for frying and deep-frying
  • 1 tsp starch
  • 50ml water
  • 3-4 lettuce hearts
  • 3-4 spring onion stalks
  • Kewpie mayonnaise
  • Chives for garnish, optional


Finely chop the onion and garlic Cut the green part of the spring onion into fine rolls.

Heat the peanut oil in a wok.

Fry the ginger and add the garlic and onion after about 30 seconds.

Season with shiitake mix and soy sauce.

Then add the meat and fry well.

Add the sugar, soy sauce and sesame oil to intensify the flavors.

Finally add the spring onion.

Heat more oil in a separate pan so that it is about 2-3 cm deep. The oil should be so hot that a wooden stick held in it will bubble vigorously.

Break a handful of glass noodles into slightly smaller pieces and deep-fry them in the hot oil. They should rise immediately.

Wash the lettuce hearts and separate the individual leaves.

Arrange the spicy minced meat in a serving bowl.

Everyone can put together their own little lettuce wrap by placing the minced meat and crispy glass noodles in the lettuce leaves. Top with Kewpie mayonnaise and chives or spring onions as desired.

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