Thai Sausage Lettuce Cups

cooking time
15 minutes

cooking skill
Easy

serves
4 people

Ingredients

  • 450g pork sausage meat (or 8 pork sausages, skins removed)
  • 2tsp 'lazy' ginger and garlic paste
  • 1tbsp soy sauce
  • 1tbsp fish sauce
  • 1tbsp sunflower oil
  • 4 spring onions, trimmed and sliced diagonally
  • 200g 'ready to wok' rice noodles
  • To serve

  • 2-3 Little Gem lettuces, leaves seperated
  • 50g cashew nuts, chopped
  • 2tbsp fresh coriander, chopped
  • 1 small red chilli, sliced (optional)
  • 1 lime, cut into segments (optional)

Method

1

Place the garlic and ginger paste, soy sauce and fish sauce in a large bowl and mix. Add the sausage meat to the bowl and mix to combine all the ingredients.

2

Heat the sunflower oil in a wok or a sauté pan and add almost all of the spring onions (leave some aside for garnish). Cook for 2-3 minutes and then add the seasoned sausage meat. Cook for 8-10 minutes or starting to go golden brown.

3

Add the noodles and cook for a further 2 minutes.

Serving Suggestions

Place the lettuce leaves on a large platter and top each one with sausage mix. Garnish with the chopped cashews, coriander, remaining spring onions and if using, the fresh red chilli. Cut a lime into segments to serve on the side.