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Spicy Pork Lettuce Cups

These Spicy Pork Lettuce Cups are my healthier take on one of my favorite Asian inspired restaurant dishes. They are super simple to make but have so much flavor.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 392kcal
Author Sara


  • 1 Tbls Avocado Oil
  • 1.5 lbs Ground Pork
  • 1/4 tsp Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1/2 Yellow Onion diced
  • 1 cup Shredded Cabbage green
  • 1/2 cup Shredded Carrot
  • 3 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 Tbls Ginger (fresh) minced or grated
  • 1/4 cup Coconut Aminos
  • 2 Tbls Rice Wine Vinegar
  • 1 Tbls Toasted Sesame Seeds topping
  • 2 Tbls Green Onions topping
  • 1 Jalapeno sliced; topping
  • Bibb Lettuce for cups

Dipping Sauce

  • 3/4 cup Coconut Aminos
  • 2 Tbls Rice Wine Vinegar
  • 1 Jalapeno diced
  • 1/4 tsp Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 tsp Garlic grated
  • 1/2 Tbls Ginger grated
  • 1 tsp Sesame Oil


  • Heat avocado oil in a large skillet over medium heat and cook the pork until mostly cooked through
    Add in the onion, cabbage and carrots and sauté for 3 minutes to start to soften the veggies
  • Mix the coconut aminos, rice wine vinegar, ginger, crushed red pepper flakes and garlic together and pour into the meat mixture, cook for another 5 minutes and remove from heat 
    Season to taste
  • Use the Bibb lettuce to make cups and place some of the mixture in each one. Top with sliced jalapeno, sesame seeds and green onions 

Dipping Sauce

  • Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and serve alongside wraps 


Calories: 392kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 981mg | Potassium: 435mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1921IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 1mg