Sunflower Firecracker Lettuce Wraps

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup sunflower seeds
  • 8 lettuce leaves for wrapping (try butter, Boston, Bibb, romaine or iceberg)
  • Sliced green onions and chopped cilantro for garnish (optional)
  • 1/2 cup natural peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons chili paste (like Sambal Oelek or Sriracha)
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon grated or finely chopped ginger
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, smashed and finely minced

Instructions

1. In a small bowl, combine sauce ingredients with a fork. Set aside.

2. Heat a medium sauté  pan or skillet over medium heat. Add sunflower seeds and stir frequently until seeds begin to turn golden.

3. Pour sauce over sunflower seeds. Stir and heat through.

4. Divide seeds between lettuce leaves. Garnish with green onions and cilantro.

 

TOOLS & EQUIPMENT

Measuring cups, measuring spoons, small bowl, fork, grater, sauté pan or skillet

GREAT ADDITIONS/SUBSTITUTIONS

Try topping the wraps with shredded carrots to add a crunch.

Nutritional Information

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