Asian Lettuce Wraps
This is an exciting small-plate addition to a party. It allows each guest to pick and choose their own ingredients for their Asian-style wrap. And it allows you to say, “Everything’s 100% Pritikin healthy — very low in calories, sodium, sugar, and fat, and very high in fiber and beneficial nutrients.”
Servings Prep Time
12servings 45minutes
Cook Time
15minutes
Servings Prep Time
12servings 45minutes
Cook Time
15minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Cook soba noodles in 1 quart of water until soft. Drain. Cool in ice water for about 2 minutes. When cool, remove noodles and toss with sesame oil, scallions, and vinegar. Let sit for 1 hour.
  2. Meanwhile, mix cucumbers, lemon juice, and paprika. Let marinate for 1 hour.
  3. Steam carrots (about 2 minutes) and let cool.
  4. In a blender, mix cilantro, ginger, yogurt, and dill.
  5. On a large serving plate, serve small piles of the following: 1) noodles, 2) cucumbers, 3) carrots, 4) bean sprouts, 5) alfalfa sprouts, 5) red bell peppers, 6) rice, and 7) whole lettuce leaves.
  6. Accompany with yogurt sauce.
  7. Spoon into each lettuce leaf desired ingredients, including sauce, and wrap.