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Row Jin Wo-Jiuh - Spicy Lettuce Rolls

Rated as 3.5 out of 5 Stars

"A brilliantly different starter or snack. Made from minced beef, lamb, pork or turkey served rolled in a large lettuce leaf."
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30 m servings 185 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 lettuce rolls)


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  1. Heat butter in a large skillet; stir in the red pepper, red onion, celery, and pine nuts. Cook and stir until vegetables are soft, about 5 minutes. Sprinkle the paprika, coriander, and cayenne pepper over the vegetables; stir to blend. Stir in the ground beef and dash of soy sauce.
  2. Cook and stir until beef is browned and cooked through, about 5 minutes. Drain fat.
  3. Divide the beef mixture between the lettuce leaves. Gently roll up leaves, encasing the meat. Tie lettuce rolls with long chives. Serve immediately.


  • Cook's Note
  • These lettuce rolls also taste wonderful when made with lamb, pork, or turkey.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 185 calories; 13 g fat; 6 g carbohydrates; 10.9 g protein; 42 mg cholesterol; 87 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Not bad. I thought the over all flavor was lacking something but I'm not quite sure what (sesame oil maybe?). I wasn't overly keen on the pine nuts and celery. This was ok for a change but isn't...

Made as written except I left out the pine nuts due to personal preference and added chopped water chestnuts instead. I too felt the recipe as written lacked something so after tasting it I adde...