Crispy lettuce cups

Fill crisp iceberg lettuce with this seasonal vegetable and mince filling for a nutritious alternative to sandwiches or a wrap.

Crispy lettuce cups


Makes about 12 lettuce cups (depending on size of lettuce leaves), serves 6

150g rice vermicelli
500g chicken mince
2 Tbsp canola oil
3 cloves garlic, crushed
4 Tbsp reduced-salt soy sauce
600g diced vegetables e.g. green beans, capsicums, peas
2 Tbsp chopped spring onion
2 iceberg lettuce, separated into cups
2 Tbsp chopped fresh coriander or coriander sprigs


Prepare rice vermicelli following the instructions on the pack. Drain, then slice into short lengths and set aside.
Heat oil in a frying pan. Add garlic and chicken mince and stir fry over a high heat until golden on all sides.
Add soy sauce and vegetables.
Mix well and cook over a high heat for a further 3-5 minutes, until chicken is cooked.
Add vermicelli to the pan and fold it in. Stir fry for a 2-3 minutes, then sprinkle with spring onion. Remove from the heat to cool.
Spoon mixture into lettuce cups. Garnish with coriander and serve.

Nutrition Information Panel

Per 100g 100g
Energy 286kj
Protein 6.6g
Total fat 2.9g
- saturated fat 0.6g
Carbohydrates 3g
- sugars 1g
Fibre 1.7g
Sodium 23.4mg

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