Asian Pork Lettuce Wraps

Asian Pork Lettuce Wraps

  • Recipe serves: 4
  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Marinate for 30 min
  • Cook Time 10 min


  • 2 Tbsp. honey
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp. reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp. grated fresh ginger
  • 1/2 tsp. hot pepper sauce*
  • 1 lb. pork tenderloin or boneless skinless chicken breasts, thinly sliced
  • 3 Tbsp. I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!® Spread
  • 2 tsp. cornstarch
  • 1 cup shredded carrot
  • 3 large green onions, sliced diagonally
  • 1 can (8 oz.) sliced water chestnuts, drained and cut into strips
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 8 Boston lettuce leaves or iceberg lettuce leaves


  1. Combine honey, soy sauce, vinegar, ginger and hot pepper sauce in glass bowl; add pork and toss to coat. Cover and marinate 30 minutes in refrigerator.
  2. Remove pork from marinade, reserving marinade. Working in batches, melt 1 tablespoon I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!® Spread in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and cook 1/2 of the pork, stirring occasionally, 4 minutes or until pork is done. Remove pork from skillet and keep warm; repeat.
  3. Meanwhile, combine cornstarch with 1 tablespoon cold water. Melt remaining 2 tablespoons Spread in same skillet and stir in reserved marinade and cornstarch mixture. Bring to a boil and cook, stirring frequently, 1 minute. Stir in carrots, stirring occasionally, 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Stir in garlic, scallions and water chestnuts and cook, stirring frequently, 1 minute. Return pork to skillet and heat through.
  4. Evenly spoon mixture into lettuce cups.

*Such as Tabasco®.

VARIATION: Make Asian Pork Tacos! Serve the pork mixture in warmed tortillas and garnish with diced avocados, shredded lettuce and hot pepper sauce.

Cost per recipe*: $6.93.

Cost per serving*: $1.73.

*Based on average retail prices at national supermarkets.

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information
Serving Size 1 serving Servings Per Container Value Amount Per Serving Nutrient Type
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories 270
Calories from Fat 80
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 75 mg
Sodium 500 mg
Total Carbs 24 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugars 12 g
Protein 25 g
Calcium 4 %
Iron 15 %
Vitamin C 10 %
Vitamin A 110 %