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Diabetes-friendly Recipes

Lettuce Wrap with Field Greens

(Serves 4) (Source of recipe: dietitian of the Department of Health)
Lettuce Wrap with Field Greens

Ingredients:

  1. Dried tofu 200 g
  2. Frozen mixed vegetable ½ cup
  3. Dried Chinese black mushroom 8 pcs (approx. 16 g)
  4. Water chestnuts (with skin removed) 4 pcs (approx. 70 g)
  5. Lettuce leaves 8 pcs (approx. 60 g)
  6. Vegetable oil* 3 tsp

* Vegetable oils such as peanut oil, canola oil and corn oil, etc.

 

Seasonings:

  1. Salt ½ tsp
  2. Sugar ½ tsp
  3. Dark soy sauce 2 tsp
  4. White pepper a pinch
  5. Shaoxing wine 2 tsp

Thickening:

  1. Cornstarch 2 tsp
  2. Water 3 tbsp

Method:

  1. Soak, trim and chop the Chinese black mushrooms. Peel, wash and chop the water-chestnuts. Wash and chop the dried tofu.
  2. Defrost the frozen mixed vegetable under running tap water.
  3. Wash the lettuce leaves. Set aside.
  4. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan. Stir-fry all the ingredients and add in seasoning until the ingredients are fully cooked. Add in the thickening sauce. Serve with the lettuce leaves.

 

Nutrient Analysis (per serving)

Energy
(kcal)

Carbohydrate
(g)

Protein
(g)

Fat
(g)

Cholesterol
(mg)

Dietary fibre
(g)

Sodium
(mg)

164

14

10

8

0

2.9

482

 

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