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Larb - Thai Lettuce Cups

I'm a huge fan of Southeast Asian cuisine with it's abundant use of limes, fragrant herbs and tubers like galangal, turmeric and ginger. It makes everything super flavorful and it's hard to go wrong. Not to mention what a crowd pleaser most of their well known foods are.
Since I had a nice head of romaine lettuce, I decided to make larb. I've made this a few times before with variations on the meat and the accompanying vegetables. This is the most simple combination and it makes for a fabulous & light meal in summer.

The savoriness of the sauce in the ground meat flavors all the vegetable toppings well making it sort of like a salad dressing. The lettuce adds a nice crunch keeping it light and fresh. I hope you try it!

Recipe adapted from Dinner: Changing The Game, Melissa Clark
Makes 4 servings

3 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp fish sauce
1 tbsp lime juice
1 tbsp oil
3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
2 scallions, thinly sliced
2 serranos, chopped fine
1 lb ground po…

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