Tofu Lettuce Wraps Recipe

TofTofu Lettuce Wraps are a perfect mouth-watering treat. Learn how to make/prepare Tofu Lettuce Wraps by following this easy recipe.
Tofu Lettuce Wraps Recipe
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cooking Time 5 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 4
Calories Per Serving 390
  • 4 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 tsp Chinese Five Spice Powder (equal amount of ground cinnamon, cloves, star anise, fennel seeds and Szechuan peppercorns)
  • 3 tbsp clear Honey
  • 3 tbsp Sherry Wine
  • 5 cm piece fresh Gingerroot (peeled and finely grated)
  • 2 Red Chilies (seeded and thinly sliced)
  • 300 g pieces Tofu
  • 1 small Iceberg Lettuce
  • 1 tbsp Sesame Oil
  • 2 Carrots (cut into matchsticks)
  • ½ small Cucumber (cut into matchsticks)
  • 200 g Bean Sprouts
How to make Tofu Lettuce Wraps:
  • Combine together soy sauce, Chinese five spice powder, honey, dry sherry, ginger, red chilies and tofu in a large mixing bowl.
  • Toss the ingredients well and leave them aside to marinate fro 30 minutes.
  • Remove the first four outer layers of the lettuce and rinse them well in cold water. Remove any excess water and chill for 30 minutes.
  • Place a wok on fire and heat sesame oil on high heat.
  • Remove the tofu from the marinade and stir fry for 2 minutes.
  • Add carrots and fry for another 2 minutes.
  • Remove the tofu mixture form heat and add in cucumber, bean sprouts and coriander. Mix well.
  • Place the lettuce leaves on 4 serving plates.
  • Divide the tofu mixture among the lettuce leaves.
  • Wrap each lettuce leaf to form a roll.
  • Serve immediately with extra soy sauce.