Beef chaing mai

Yield: 24 appetizers

Measure Ingredient
1 pounds Lean ground beef
¼ cup Wild rice, finely ground w/grinder or blender
2 teaspoons Sugar
½ teaspoon To 1 ts red-pepper flakes ~
½ cup Sliced green onions
½ cup Chopped fresh mint leaves
2 tablespoons Chopped fresh cilantro
¼ cup Fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons Soy sauce
1 teaspoon Dark Asian sesame oil
2 larges Heads butter lettuce
\N \N Salt and pepper ~
\N \N Fresh mint leaves

Prep: 20 minutes Cook: 10 minutes Cost 22 cents each for 24 appetizers

1. Saute' the beef in a large skillet for 5 minutes, until no longer pink. Stir in rice, sugar, pepper flakes, onion, mint, cilantro, lemon juice, soy, sesame oil, salt and pepper. Heat through, stirring frequently. Spoon into serving dish; set on a large platter. Surround dish with lettuce and mint leaves.

2. To serve, have guests sppon a small amount of beef mixture and mint onto a lettuce leaf; roll up and eat out of hand.

Nutrient Value per serving: 59 calories, 4g protein, 4g fat, 2g carbohydrate, 100 mg sodium, 14mg cholesterol. Exchanges: ⅕ meat.

Recipe - Bob Bowersox, Family Circle Magazine, 4/22/95 typed in Home_Cooking by teri chesser 6/12/95 Submitted By TERI CHESSER On 07-22-95

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