Asian-Style Pork and Pear Lettuce Wraps

Here is a perfect no-fuss summer dinner for a busy evening. These pork and pear lettuce wraps require just 20 minutes from start to finish and are full of sweet, salty, and tangy flavors. Serve them with a simple and fresh cucumber salad dressed with rice wine vinegar for a lovely and complete meal. Ingredients 12 cup-shaped lettuce leaves, from about one head lettuce 1 pound ground pork ½ cup finely chopped shallots 2 teaspoons grated ginger 3 tablespoons mirin 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice 1-2 teaspoons fish sauce, to your taste 2 firm ripe USA Pears, such as Anjou or Green Bartlett, small dice ½ cup roasted and salted cashews, roughly chopped 4 scallions, sliced thinly Directions Pick 12 nice lettuce leaves, wash them, shake or spin dry, and place in the refrigerator to crisp. In a wide sauté Continue reading