Lettuce Wraps Recipe
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Lettuce Wraps Recipe - Vegan & GF

Lettuce Wraps with tofu and mushrooms.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Continental
Servings: 4 to 5
Author: Radhika

Ingredients

  • Tofu - 200 gms
  • Mushrooms - 200 gms
  • Garlic - 3 pods
  • Ginger - 2 inch piece
  • Green Onions - 2 tbsp
  • Red chilli flakes - 1/2 tsp
  • Sesame oil - 3 tsp
  • Salt - to taste

To Serve:

  • Lettuce leaves - 6 to 8
  • Green Onions - 1 tsp
  • Sriracha Sauce
  • Toasted white sesame seeds

For the Hoisin Sauce:

  • Tamari or Soy sauce - 2 tbsp
  • Peanut Butter - 1 tbsp
  • Sriracha sauce - 1/2 tbsp
  • Sesame oil - 2 tsp
  • Cane Sugar or Honey - 1/2 tbsp
  • Garlic powder - 1/4 tsp or Minced garlic - 1/2 tsp
  • White Vinegar - 1 tsp
  • Black pepper powder - 1/4 tsp

Instructions

Preparation:

  • Halve the tofu slab and chop one half into small cubes. Crumble the other half with your finger tips and set aside.
  • Chop the mushrooms finely and set aside.
  • Mince the garlic and grate the ginger and keep aside.

For the Hoisin Sauce:

  • Add all the ingredients to a mixie jar or food processor and blend till smooth and set aside.

How to make Lettuce Wraps:

  • Heat a pan with sesame oil. Add ginger and garlic and saute till fragrant.
  • Add both crumbled and cubed tofu and spread them out evenly for them to brown lightly.
  • Add mushroom, mix well and cook till it wilts and any moisture present in the tofu evaporates.
  • Add red chilli flakes, salt, green onions, mix and cook over low flame for 1 to 2 mins.
  • Add the sauce to the pan and stir well for the ingredients to get coated well.
  • Cook over low flame for another 1 to 2 mins till the stuffing comes together.
  • Arrange the lettuce leaves on a plate and spoon the stuffing mixture into each one.
  • Top with toasted white sesame seeds, green onions, dash of Sriracha.
  • Serve these lettuce wraps immediately.