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Stir-Fried Pork with Lettuce

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Category: Meat

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Lean pork
  • 1 c Water chestnuts
  • 1 Head lettuce
  • 2 tb Oil
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1 ts Soy sauce
  • 1 ds Pepper
  • 1/2 -(up to)
  • 3/4 c Stock
  • 1 tb Cornstarch
  • 3 tb Water


1. Mince pork and water chestnuts. Separate lettuce leaves and crisp in
ice water.

2. Heat oil. Add pork and water chestnuts and stir-fry a few times. Then
sprinkle with salt, soy sauce and pepper, and stir-fry until pork loses its

3. Stir in and heat stock quickly, then coOk, covered, 2 to 3 minutes
over medium heat.

4. Meanwhile blend cornstarch and cold water to a paste, then stir in to

5. Pour mixture into a serving bowl; arrange lettuce leaves on a serving

TO EAT: The diner places about 2 tablespoons of the mixture on a lettuce
leaf, folds it over, rolls it up to enclose the filling, then picks it up
with his fingers.

NOTE: This dish, usually served in summer, makes an excellent hors
d'oeuvre. For the lettuce, use either Romaine or Boston.

VARIATION: For the pork and water chestnuts, substitute 2 boned squabs,
2 tablespoons pork, 6 dried black mushrooms (soaked), and 1/2 cup each of
bamboo shoots and celery, all minced. In step 2, stir-fry 2 minutes. In
step 3, cook, covered, 5 to 7 minutes. Pick up steps 4 and 5.

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