Wednesday, April 21, 2010

pf changs lettuce wraps

I don't know why I have never made these before, because they were delicious. I think they are my new favorite ground beef/turkey recipe. They tasted just like the ones at PF Changs! Not to mention... very healthy.


pf changs lettuce wraps

10 whole lettuce leafs (iceberg or bib lettuce)
1 lb ground turkey/hamburger (pf changs uses ground chicken)
1 white onion chopped
2tbsp garlic minced
1 small can water chesnuts chopped
3 green onions sliced thin
1/4 cup hoisin sauce ( I didn't have any so I made it, see below for substitution)
1 tbsp soy sauce
2tbsp rice vinegar
1tbsp chili paste (or red pepper flakes, hot sauce, ect.)
1 tbsp sesame oil (I used vegetable)

Home made Hoisin
5 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp peanut butter or bean curd paste (yeah, because everyone has that lying around!)
1 tsp garlic powder
1tbsp honey
1 tsp pepper
1 tsp hot sauce

Cook the ground meat until browned. Add onion, garlic, soy sauce, vinegar, chili paste, until onion is soft. Then add the rest of the ingredients, cook until green onions begin to wilt.

Serve in lettuce, like it is the tortilla to your taco!

36 comments:

  1. That looks sumptuous! Dropping by from FF. Pls Feel free to follow back at any of my blogs, see yah..

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  2. i love P.F changs and there is not one near me so I rarely go, but I am visiting you from FF and I will be your newest follower you lettuce wraps are making me hungry and it's morning LOL come visit me if you have time.
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  3. Happy Friday Follow :) http://mommyandchild.blogspot.com

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  4. This is one of my husbands favorite out to eat treats. I am going to make it for him next week. Thanks.

    It is nice to meet you. I hope you drop by sometime.

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  5. Friday Following you :)

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  6. Happy FF! I am now following you - excited to see more... I'm not the most competent home chef! Please stop by (and follow?).

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  7. Mongolian Beef next please!

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  8. yummy! i agree with cher on mongolian beef :)
    i'm a new follower from ff..nice to meet you

    nicole
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  9. I am a new follower coming from FF. I get asked that question every night as well. I love good food but feel overwhelmed by complicated recipes. I keep telling myself that I need to make different things for dinner instead of the same old stuff. Looking forward to seeing what's for dinner so I can copy!!
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  10. Looks so yummy! Come see me when you get a chance!

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  11. mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
    love the style of your blog, found you on friday follow, follow back!
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    can't wait to read MORE!!

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  12. That sounds yummy...and unlike last weeks...I won't gain weight just looking! ;) Following from Friday Follow..Have a great weekend..

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  13. Those look yummy, thanks for sharing! Following you now through FF!

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  14. Happy Friday Follow!!
    Following you now...can't wait to try some of your recipes!
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  15. following you from follow friday! I hope that you can come and follow me back

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    have a wonderful weekend!

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  16. Here through Friday Follow.

    That looks really good. I'm very much into healthy food and that definitely looks worth trying.

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  17. Hi,

    I'm having such fun Blog Hopping the Follow Friday List!

    I'm #81 on the list and now I am also your newest follower. Hope you can visit my blog and become a follower too!

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  18. Looks yummy! Happy Friday Follow! Have a great weekend.

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  19. Im so glad I found your blog! I do a weekly menu plan and I am always looking for new recipes! I am your newest follower from FF. I hope you will visit my site soon. Thanks, Mellisa
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  20. Hi! I am now following you on GFC - janetfaye from Friday Follow!

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    I am going to check out your stuffed meatloaf receipe!

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  21. These look delicious!! Stopping by for the Friday Follow this week! I'm now following you with both of my blogs.

    I would love to have you link up with me on Tuesdays for my "Tasty Tuesday" meme on Mother of Pearl It Is! Stop by and visit when you get a chance! Look forward to reading more from you!

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  22. Happy FF! Just stopping by to say hello! Have a great weekend!

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  23. This looks good... might have to try it!
    I'm your latest follower through FF! I hope you'll stop by my blog at http://scfitz1972.blogspot.com and say hello.
    Sharon

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  24. I love these from PF Changs! YUMMY! Great recipe. You have got some fabulous recipes on here. I have my eye on that stuffed french toast down there...YUM! I am a new follower.

    Holly
    504 Main

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  25. Hi there...I found you via someones Follow Friday..not sure who...;-( Happy that I did...PF Changs Lettuce Wraps are a fav of my man and I...look forward to being a faithful follower...;-)
    your friend,
    Janet

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  26. Hey....thanks for linking up for my Tasty Tuesdaymeme! I just love this recipe, and will definitely be trying it out! :)

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  27. I haven't had that at PF Chang's, but I had it at a local restaurant and LOVED it. I am going to make this SOON! Thank you!

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  28. Hi Sienna, I do this recipe with blanched cabbage leaves, but lettus is easier. Looks good! Keep 'em coming.

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  29. Ooooo yummy!! Came over from Tuesday Tag-Along! I'm your newest follower.

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  30. I LOVE PF Changs. But wyoming isn't special enough to have one. 70 miles is the closest one. Definitely a recipe I'm going to add to my menu for next week!! Love it.

    New follower =) from TTA.
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  31. Those sound delicious!!! Just added them to my menu for next week :) I'm visiting from TTA.

    I'm your newest follwer. http://what-a-ramsey-life.blogspot.com

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  32. This looks soooo good! I know my hubby will love it! Thanks for linking up to Tuesday Tastes. You may have forgotten to grab your button from my side bar... make sure to link back when you have a chance. I would hate for this yummy recipe to be disqualified from the People's Choice Award. I am so happy to have you!

    Happy Day,
    Jasey @ Crazy Daisy
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  33. My hubby is the Executive Chef for one of the PF Changs. Surprisingly even though we eat there all the time I still can't get enough! I am gonna have to try this out because I have a serious addiction to the lettuce wraps :)

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  34. Thank you so much for the recipe! I made it tonight for my mom and dad while visiting them and it was a real hit! My Dad was really skeptical at first but loved it once he had a couple. He liked it so much that he asked for more and requested that I make that a few more times this week! Awesome recipe!

    Thanks for the cool blog to help out people who want to make something new for dinner. It's nice to get out of the boring same dishes. This one was a blast to make! ;)

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