5 from 1 vote
LOW CARB ASIAN LETTUCE CUPS
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

These Low Carb Asian Pork Lettuce Cups are packed full of flavors with juicy meat, fresh veggies and a crunch of lettuce cups to cover all the options. 

Course: Appetizer, Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: 30 minute meal, appetizer, asian, dinner, healthy, keto, lettuce cups, low carb, pork, whole30
Servings: 12 LETTUCE CUPS
Calories: 268 kcal
Author: Lena Gladstone
Ingredients
FILLING
  • 2 lbs ground pork or mix with a few different ground meats
  • 1 medium sweet onion finely diced
  • 2 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tbsp sea salt
  • 3 tbsp miso paste
DIPPING SAUCE
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce or coconut aminos for WHOLE30 version
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 inch fresh ginger grated
  • 1/2 lime
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 2 tbsp white Miso paste
TOPPINGS
  • 1 large avocado cut into slices
  • 3 radishes cut in half and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh green onions finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 cup lenaskitchen pickled onions
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • iceberg lettuce divided into 12 or more cups
Instructions
  1. In a small bowl, combine all the sauce ingredients and set aside.

  2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 2 tablespoons of oil and finely diced onion, cook until translucent, about 5-7 minutes. Add in the garlic and cook for a minute. Now add the ground pork and cook until you don't see any pink, breaking up the pork as it cooks, until browned, about 5-7 minutes.

  3. Reduce the heat to medium and add the cumin and miso paste. Cook for 2 minutes.

  4. To serve, place some of the mixture in a lettuce cups and top with lenaskitchen pickled onions, radishes, avocado, green onion, cilantro leaves, sesame seeds and dip in dipping sauce.

Nutrition Facts
LOW CARB ASIAN LETTUCE CUPS
Amount Per Serving
Calories 268
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.