Shiitake Lettuce Wraps


Shiitake Lettuce Wraps
 
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Savory shiitakes and cool lettuce compliment each other in this classic Asian dish.
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Serves: 2 servings
Ingredients
  • 2 cups diced shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 cup diced crimini mushrooms
  • ½ cup julienned red bell pepper
  • ½ cup chopped water chestnuts
  • ¾ cup cashew pieces
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onions
  • 2 tablespoons vegan oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon coconut aminos
  • 4 pitted medjool dates
  • ¾ cup hot water
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • salt&pepper
  • 4-6 romaine lettuce leaves
  • For Garnish
  • ¼ cup shredded carrot
  • sesame seeds
  • Sriracha
  • For Gluten-free
  • Omit vegan oyster sauce and use a total of 3 tablespoons coconut aminos
Instructions
  1. Add hot water and pitted dates to a blender.
  2. Blend on high speed for one minute until you have transformed the mixture into date syrup.
  3. Set aside.
  4. Heat sesame oil over med-high heat and sauté garlic,ginger and green onions until fragrant (about one minute).
  5. Toss in mushrooms,then add vegan oyster sauce and/or coconut aminos and ½ cup date syrup(use more if you like a sweeter sauce).
  6. Mix well, cook for one minute.
  7. Add water chestnuts,cashews,red bell pepper and season with salt and pepper to taste.Give it one last stir and serve immediately in lettuce wraps.
  8. Garnish with shredded carrots, sesame seeds and Sriracha.

 

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Comments:

  1. I love how light and crunchy these are…thanks for sharing the recipe!
    Did you know you’re in Le Cordon Bleu’s Top 5 Youtube Channels? So supercool! 🙂
    http://www.chefs.edu/student-life/culinary-central/october-2014/best-youtube-cooking-channels-for-recipe-tips/
    Cheers!

    • WOWOWOWOWOWOW!!! Thank you so much for letting me know I was listed on LeCordonBleu’s site <3 It's very surreal for me to be mentioned on the site.It was my dream to go to culinary school there but things just didn't work out. Funny how life works 😉

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