Thai Beef Lettuce Cups

Thai Beef Lettuce Cups

A fresh and easy lettuce wrap


  • 2 tbs fried shallots
  • 1 1/2 tbs fish sauce
  • 2 long red chillies (thinly sliced)
  • 1/2 bunch coriander
  • 1 cos lettuce, washed (leaves separated)
  • 1/2 bunch mint leaves (roughly chopped)
  • 2 spring onions (finely chopped)
  • 2 lime (1/3 cup juiced)
  • 1 lime (cut in half)
  • 500g beef mince
  • 2 cloves garlic (finely chopped)
  • 1 tbs vegetable oil
View Method Thai Beef Lettuce Cups


  1. Pick leaves from half the coriander and reserve. Finely chop remaining coriander.
  2. Heat oil over high heat in a wok or large frying pan. Add mince and garlic and stir-fry for 5 minutes, breaking up lumps, or until browned and liquid has evaporated. Transfer to a bowl. Stir in onion, fish sauce and lime juice and toss well to combine. Add chopped coriander and a little each of the mint and chilli, reserving some for garnish.
  3. Spoon mixture into lettuce leaves, garnish with reserved herbs and chilli, and shallots. Serve immediately with lime wedges.
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