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Sweet and Pungent Lettuce Rolls

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Category: Appetizers

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Chinese lettuce
  • 2 tb Sugar
  • 2 tb Vinegar
  • 1 tb Soy sauce
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 3 dr Tabasco sauce; more or less
  • 1 tb Oil


1. Separate lettuce leaves. Parboil to soften slightly (2 to 3 minutes).

2. Roll each leaf up tightly; then cut in 1-inch sections. (If leaves
are wide and unwieldy, cut in half lengthwise first.) Place in a shallow

3. Combine sugar, vinegar, soy sauce, salt and Tabasco Sauce. Heat oil.
Add sugar-vinegar mixture, stirring quickly to dissolve sugar. Pour over
lettuce at once.

4. Let stand 30 minutes at room temperature. Then refrigerate, covered,

VARIATION: For the Chinese lettuce, substitute round white cabbage.

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