Butter Lettuce Wraps

Difficulty: Moderate
Time: 30 minutes
Serves: 4

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 lb ground pork
  • 1 tsp Kosher salt
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1 pointed hot pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 3 tbsp fish sauce*
  • 3 tbsp sweet chili sauce*
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 cup salted peanuts, chopped
  • 1 head Delicato® Butter Lettuce, washed and leaves separated

* Available in the Asian section of most supermarkets

These Asian-inspired Delicato® Butter Lettuce Wraps are gluten-free and packed with spicy flavor!


  1. In a bowl, mix pork, beef, garlic, kosher salt, shallots and hot pepper.
  2. In a separate small bowl, whisk together lime juice, fish sauce and sweet chili sauce.
  3. In a skillet, heat canola oil over medium/high heat. Add meat mixture and cook until no pink remains (about 8 minutes).
  4. Remove from heat and stir in lime juice mixture. Let stand for 5 minutes and stir in fresh herbs. Top with chopped peanuts and serve with Delicato® Butter Lettuce leaves for wrapping.