Nutrients per serving
- Protein: 9.0 grams
- Fat: 3.5 grams
- Carbohydrates: 4.5 grams
- Calories: 86
Asian Cucumber And Pork Bundles
Here's an appetizer idea that's quick and easy to prepare as well as fun to serve. Diced Ontario Greenhouse Cucumbers provide the bright green colour and crunchy texture in the lean ground pork filling. You can cook the meat mixture ahead of time and, just before serving, add the cucumber and reheat. To serve, arrange a bowl of chilled Ontario Greenhouse Lettuce leaves on the table along with a dish of hoisin sauce (readily available at your local supermarket) and the meat filling. Let each guest spread a lettuce leaf with sauce, top with filling, wrap and enjoy. For the more adventurous, you might add a small dish of hot Oriental chili garlic
Cooking Time: 8 to 10 Minutes
- 2 tbsp (25 mL) cornstarch
- 1/4 cup (50 mL) teriyaki sauce
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 3/4 lb (375 g) lean ground pork
- 1 Ontario Onion, chopped
- 1 Ontario Carrot, shredded
- Half Ontario Greenhouse Cucumber, diced
- Hoisin sauce
- 16 Ontario Greenhouse Lettuce leaves
In medium bowl, combine cornstarch, teriyaki sauce and garlic; mix in pork until well combined. Let stand 5 minutes. In large nonstick frying pan or wok, stir-fry pork mixture and onion over medium-high heat 5 minutes Drain off fat if necessary. Add carrot; cook 2 minutes. Add cucumber and cook just until heated through.
For each serving, spread hoisin sauce over lettuce leaf; top with about 1/4 cup (50 mL) pork mixture and roll up.
NOTE: For a fiery version of Asian Cucumber & Pork Bundles, spread a little hot Oriental chili garlic sauce over hoisin sauce before adding meat and rolling up.