Lettuce leaves with meat-free mince

November 27, 2015 (Last Updated: October 11, 2019)

Lettuce leaves with meat-free mince

By Fry’s Family Foods Serves: 4
Cooking Time: 35 minutes


  • 15ml (1 tbsp) olive oil
  • 3 spring onions, ?nely sliced + extra, to serve
  • 2 fresh red chillies, chopped
  • 30ml (2 tbsp) ginger, grated
  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
  • 1 box Fry’s Meat Free Mince
  • 250ml (1 cup) vegetable stock
  • 1 lemongrass stick
  • 5ml (1 tsp) brown sugar
  • 45ml (3 tbsp) fresh lime juice
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • To serve
  • 2 heads baby gem lettuce, leaves separated
  • 2 lime wedges
  • red chilli, thinly sliced
  • spring onion, sliced



Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat and fry the spring onions, chillies, ginger and garlic until fragrant. Add the Fry’s Meat Free Mind and fry for a further 5 minutes. Add the stock and lemongrass and allow to simmer, 15 minutes. Add the sugar and lime juice and season to taste. Allow to simmer for a further 10 minutes.


Scoop the mixture into each lettuce ‘cup’ and serve with lime wedges for squeezing. Sprinkle with spring onion and sliced red chilli.

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