Vietnamese-Style Meatball Lettuce Wraps | Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street

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Vietnamese-Style Meatball Lettuce Wraps

35 minutes

Vietnamese-Style Meatball Lettuce Wraps

Vietnamese meatballs are often skewered and grilled, but for a quick weeknight meal, a skillet does a fine job. You could serve these over steamed rice or rice vermicelli, but we liked them with herbs and lettuce leaves for wrapping, along with a lime juice and fish sauce mixture for drizzling. They're also a great filling for Vietnamese báhn mì sandwiches.

4

Servings

Tip

Don't be timid when mixing the pork; you want to vigorously stir it to compact it. This creates a pleasantly springy texture in the meatballs.

35 minutes

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