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Prawn and Pine Nut Lettuce Wraps

Prep: 15 Mins

Cook: 10 Mins

Given up the carbs for January? This super tasty recipe is light but packed with flavour - a winner on all counts!


  • 1 iceberg lettuce
  • 300g prawns
  • 1 bunch asparagus
  • 2 spring onions
  • 1 cube ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 tablespoons pine nuts
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • 2 teaspoons corn flour

The Sauce

  • 6 table spoons Hoisin Sauce
  • 3 tablespoons water


Preparation

Lettuce

1. Cut the iceberg lettuce in half, but be careful not to tear any leaves.

2. Place in a mixing bowl of hot water for 5-10 seconds.

3. Immediately place in a bowl of ice water for a further 30 seconds.

4. Carefully separate individual leaves and drain.

5. Place in fridge to cool.


The Filling

6. Chop prawns into small dices and marinade with sesame oil, salt and the corn flour. Place in a prep bowl.

7. Holding each end of the asparagus with both hands, gently bend the vegetable until the bottom end snaps off. Repeat with all asparagus.

8. Cut asparagus into similar sizes to prawns. Place in a prep bowl.

9. Finely chop the spring onions.

10. Keep the cube of ginger ready.

11. Mix Hoisin sauce with the water in a serving bowl.


Cooking

12. Using the wok, heat 2 table spoons oil - high heat.

13. Add the ginger and garlic.

14. Immediately throw in the asparagus , turn heat down to medium and cook for 2 mins.

15. Add the prawns and cook for a further 3 mins.

16. Add the pine nuts and cook for a further 3 mins.

17. Once the prawns are golden brown, add spring onion and season with pepper.

Serving

18. Serve filling on 1 plate and a separate small plate of lettuce.

19. Bowl of Hoisin sauce on the side.

How To Make Lettuce Wraps

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  • 1 iceberg lettuce
  • 300g prawns
  • 1 bunch asparagus
  • 2 spring onions
  • 1 cube ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 tablespoons pine nuts
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • 2 teaspoons corn flour

The Sauce

  • 6 table spoons Hoisin Sauce
  • 3 tablespoons water


Preparation

Lettuce

1. Cut the iceberg lettuce in half, but be careful not to tear any leaves.

2. Place in a mixing bowl of hot water for 5-10 seconds.

3. Immediately place in a bowl of ice water for a further 30 seconds.

4. Carefully separate individual leaves and drain.

5. Place in fridge to cool.


The Filling

6. Chop prawns into small dices and marinade with sesame oil, salt and the corn flour. Place in a prep bowl.

7. Holding each end of the asparagus with both hands, gently bend the vegetable until the bottom end snaps off. Repeat with all asparagus.

8. Cut asparagus into similar sizes to prawns. Place in a prep bowl.

9. Finely chop the spring onions.

10. Keep the cube of ginger ready.

11. Mix Hoisin sauce with the water in a serving bowl.


Cooking

12. Using the wok, heat 2 table spoons oil - high heat.

13. Add the ginger and garlic.

14. Immediately throw in the asparagus , turn heat down to medium and cook for 2 mins.

15. Add the prawns and cook for a further 3 mins.

16. Add the pine nuts and cook for a further 3 mins.

17. Once the prawns are golden brown, add spring onion and season with pepper.

Serving

18. Serve filling on 1 plate and a separate small plate of lettuce.

19. Bowl of Hoisin sauce on the side.

How To Make Lettuce Wraps

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