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Beef Larb Lettuce Cups

Serves 4-6
Cuisine: Laotian
Category: Appetizers, Sandwiches & Salads, 30 minutes or less, Low-Carb/Keto/High Protein
Ground beef cooked with shallot, ginger, lemongrass, and Sambal chili paste and served with crisp butter lettuce. Make this easy Beef Larb Lettuce Cups recipe for a healthy Thai dinner.
Prep Time
15 mins
Other Time
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
25 mins
  • 1 pound Certified Angus Beef ® ground beef
  • 2 teaspoons Canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 small shallot, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh chopped lemongrass
  • 4 scallions, sliced, separating white and green
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Sambal Oelek chili paste
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 8 mint leaves, roughly chopped
  • 1 large head butter lettuce, broken into individual leaves
  1. In a large skillet, heat canola oil over medium-high heat. Add ground beef and season with salt and pepper. Brown about 3 minutes; drain any excess oil.
  2. Stir in shallot, ginger, garlic, lemongrass and scallion whites, (save green for garnish). Sauté 3 more minutes, stir in soy sauce, sambal and lime juice; simmer 1 minute.
  3. Serve beef larb family style garnished with cilantro, mint and scallion greens, lettuce on the side.
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