Thai green pork lettuce cups

Contains pork – recipe is for non-Muslims only

A healthy, quick and simple midweek meal with fragrant Thai flavours, pork and fresh herbs

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:15 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 298
  • fat 17g
  • saturates 5g
  • carbs 7g
  • sugars 6g
  • fibre 3g
  • protein 27g
  • salt 1.1g


  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 500g pork mince
  • 1 tbsp green curry paste
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • juice 1 lime
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • ½ small pack mint, leaves only, roughly chopped
  • ½ small pack coriander, leaves only, roughly chopped
  • 4 Little Gem lettuces, leaves separated
  • rice, to serve (optional)


  1. Heat the oil in a frying pan and cook the pork for 8-10 mins or until cooked through. Stir in the green curry paste and 2 tbsp water, then cook for 1-2 mins. 

  2. Remove from the heat and stir in the red onion, lime juice, fish sauce and herbs. Spoon the pork into the lettuce leaves and serve with rice, if you like. 

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