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Pork Larb Lettuce Wrap Recipe

Pork Larb Lettuce Wrap - healthy and delicious Thai ground pork lettuce wraps with a savory, sweet and mildly spicy dipping sauce. So good!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Asian
Keyword Pork Larb Lettuce Wrap
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 230 kcal


  • Ingredients:

Dipping Sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 Thai chilies with seeds, thinly sliced, optional
  • 1 tablespoon water


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  • 1/4 cup torn basil, mint and cilantro leaves
  • 1 Thai chili with seeds, thinly sliced, (optional)
  • 1 butterhead or iceberg lettuce


  1. Combine all the ingredients for the Dipping Sauce and whisk to blend. Set aside or refrigerate until use.

  2. For the Filling, heat up the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add in the garlic and cook until golden brown. Add the sugar and cook for 20 seconds.

  3. Mix in the pork and cook over moderate high heat. Break the meat finely and cook thoroughly until no pink, about 4 minutes. Add in the fish sauce and soy sauce, stir to mix. Add in salt and pepper to taste. Turn off heat, transfer to a bowl and set aside.

  4. To assemble, take a tablespoon or two (depending on the size of the leave) of the ground pork filling and fill the middle of the lettuce leave. Add the dipping sauce on top of the meat, wrap and enjoy. If you like some extra heat, you may add the Thai chilies in your lettuce wraps, which is optional.

Recipe Notes

You can choose to substitute with ground beef or chicken.

Nutrition Facts
Pork Larb Lettuce Wrap Recipe
Amount Per Serving (4 people)
Calories 230 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 41mg14%
Sodium 904mg39%
Potassium 406mg12%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 1750IU35%
Vitamin C 53.9mg65%
Calcium 37mg4%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.