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Thai Laab Salad

Try this delicious, low carb, spring recipe.


  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil

  • 400g lean pork mince

  • 1 stem lemon grass, pale selection only, finely chopped

  • 1 fresh chilli, finely chopped

  • ¼ cup of lime juice

  • 1 tablespoon of fish sauce

  • 1 teaspoon of finely grated lime rind

  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced

  • ½ cup coriander leaves

  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint

  • 4 full Baby Cos lettuce leaves

  • ½ cup of crushed roasted peanuts


  • 1.

    Heat peanut oil in a wok over high heat. Stir-fry together pork mince, lemon grass and chilli until pork is cooked through. In a separate bowl whisk together lime juice, fish sauce, sweet chilli and lime rind.

  • 2.

    Once pork mixture is cooked, remove from heat and drizzle over the lime mixture. Stir in onion, coriander and mint.

  • 3.

    To serve lay a complete lettuce leaf over each plate, and spoon pork mixture onto the lettuce, using it as a bowl. Sprinkle with peanuts.


3.3g carbs per serve.

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