BC Beef Zesty Lettuce Wraps – We Heart Local BC

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BC Beef Zesty Lettuce Wraps

Ingredients

  • 2 lb BC Lean Ground Beef 900 g
  • 2 tsp Sesame Oil 10 ml
  • 2 tbsp BC Ginger 30 ml
  • 2 tbsp BC Garlic 30 ml
  • ½ cup BC Carrots, julienned 120 ml
  • ½ cup BC Green Onions, sliced thin 120 ml
  • 2 tsp Brown Sugar 10 ml
  • 2 tsp Chili Sauce 10 ml
  • 2 tbsp Soy Sauce 30 ml
  • 1 cup Beef Stock 240 ml
  • ¼ cup Corn Starch 60 ml
  • 1 Lime (juiced)
  • 1 bunch BC Cilantro
  • 1 head BC Butter Lettuce
  • Quick Pickled Radishes & Cucumbers
  • Miso Yogurt Sauce

Instructions

  1. In a large pot, thoroughly cook BC Ground Beef. Drain off any excess fat.
  2. Add sesame oil, BC Ginger, and BC Garlic, and sauté for 1 minute.
  3. Add BC Carrots and BC Green Onions. Continue to sauté until carrots are lightly cooked (about 2 minutes).
  4. In a separate bowl, combine brown sugar, chili sauce, soy sauce, beef stock, and corn starch.
  5. Whisk to dissolve. Add to the beef mixture and cook 1-2 minutes. The sauce will become thick and bind the beef mixture.
  6. Turn off the heat, and add the lime juice and BC Cilantro and mix. Set aside.
  7. Meanwhile, wash and spin BC Lettuce leaves.
  8. To assemble, add desired amount of beef mix to each lettuce leaf and top with Quick Pickled Radishes and Cucumbers.
  9. Add Miso Yogurt Sauce directly to the lettuce wrap or serve on the side.

Quick Picked Radishes & Cucumbers

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Rice Wine Vinegar 240 ml
  • 1 tbsp Kosher Salt 15 ml
  • 2 tbsp Granulated Sugar 30 ml
  • ½ long BC English Cucumber, sliced thin
  • 5 BC Radishes, sliced thin

Instructions

  1. In a small sauce pot, bring vinegar, salt, and sugar to a boil.
  2. Place sliced BC Cucumber and BC Radishes in separate small bowls.
  3. Add equal amounts of the hot vinegar mixture to each bowl of vegetables. Be sure to cover with the pickling liquid.
  4. Let sit for at least 15 minutes.

Miso Yogurt Sauce

Ingredients

  • cup BC Greek Yogurt 240 ml
  • ¼ cup White Miso Paste 60 ml
  • 1 Lime (juiced
  • Dash Salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl.
  2. Taste and season with salt and pepper as desired. Set aside.

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