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Hoisin-Tofu Lettuce Wraps

Makes: 16 servings Yield: 16 appetizer servings
Start to Finish 25 mins
Hoisin-Tofu Lettuce Wraps
  • 1/2  cup  pine nuts
  • 12  ounces  firm tofu (fresh bean curd) (not silken-style)
  • 3  tablespoons  rice vinegar
  • 2  tablespoons  soy sauce
  • 1  tablespoon  sugar
  • 1/4  teaspoon  Asian chili sauce
  •  dash toasted sesame oil
  • 1/2  cup  shredded carrot
  • 2  tablespoons  bottled hoisin sauce
  • 1  cup  chopped fresh cilantro or flat-leaf parsley
  • 16  leaf lettuce leaves
  •  Bottled hoisin sauce (optional)
  •  Fresh cilantro or flat-leaf parsley (optional)

1. Place pine nuts in a large dry nonstick skillet. Cook and stir about 4 minutes or until nuts are golden brown. Remove from skillet and set aside.

Cut tofu into 1/4-inch cubes. For sauce::

2. in a small bowl, combine rice vinegar, soy sauce, sugar, Asian chili sauce, and sesame oil; stir to dissolve sugar. Heat same skillet over medium-high heat; add tofu, carrot, and vinegar mixture to skillet. Cook and stir for 3 to 4 minutes or until vinegar mixture is absorbed. Stir in the 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce; mix well. Add the 1 cup cilantro or parsley. Heat and stir for 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir in the pine nuts.

3. Serve tofu mixture in lettuce leaves. If desired, pass additional hoisin sauce and garnish with additional cilantro or parsley.

Nutrition Facts (Hoisin-Tofu Lettuce Wraps)
  • Servings Per Recipe 16,
  • cal. (kcal) 55,
  • Fat, total (g) 3,
  • carb. (g) 4,
  • fiber (g) 1,
  • pro. (g) 3,
  • sodium (mg) 179,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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