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Crispy Thai pork lettuce cups

PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
30 min
15 min
15 min
Crisp lettuce and fried noodles add texture and crunch to this Thai-riffic one-pot dish.


Sesame oil

3 tsp

Lean pork mince

400 g

Red capsicum

1 small, thinly sliced

Green shallot(s)

4 individual, thinly sliced


3 clove(s), crushed

Sambal oelek

1 tsp

Hoisin sauce

80 ml

Lime juice

¼ cup(s), (60ml)

Canned water chestnut, rinsed, drained

165 g, (buy 1 x 275g can, drained)

Fried wheat noodle

20 g

Cos lettuce

2 cup(s), (120g)


  1. Heat half the oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook pork, stirring to break up lumps, for 5 minutes or until browned. Transfer to a bowl.
  2. Heat remaining oil in same pan. Cook capsicum and shallots, stirring, for 3 minutes or until softened. Add garlic and sambal oelek and cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until fragrant.
  3. Return pork to pan with hoisin sauce and juice. Cook, stirring, for 2–3 minutes or until mixture is thick and sticky. Stir in water chestnuts.
  4. Top lettuce with pork mixture and sprinkle with noodles. Serve with lime wedges.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Cherry tomatoes (quartered).