Beef and Asparagus on Lettuce Leaves {Recipe}

Beef and Asparagus on Lettuce Leaves {Recipe}

This elegant looking snack is easy to prepare, low in carbs and packed with healthy protein and greens. You can dip the individual beef and asparagus spears in the sauce or wrap them all up in the lettuce and gobble it down. Delicious finger food snack for little ones too!

Beef and Asparagus on Lettuce Leaves

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Beef and Asparagus on Lettuce Leaves with Thai Chili and Ginger Dipping Sauce

Yield: 4 servings

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

Ingredients:
• 1 lbs (450 g) flank steak, cut into thin strips
• 2 tbsp (30 mL) light soy sauce
• 1 tbsp (15 mL) Thai Kitchen Premium Fish Sauce
• 1 tbsp (15 mL) Billy Bee Honey
• 1 Bunch of asparagus stems trimmed.
• 2 tbsp (30 mL) Vegetable Oil
• 12 baby romaine or butter lettuce leaves
• 4 tbsp (60 mL) Thai Kitchen Thai Chili & Ginger Dipping Sauce

Directions:

1. Marinate the steak in the soy sauce, fish sauce, and honey for at least one hour, and up to 24.
2. Blanch the pieces of asparagus in a pot of salted boiling water for one minute. Refresh in ice water, drain, and leave on a paper towel.
3. Remove the steak pieces from the marinade. Heat the oil in a frying pan and sear the steak pieces, approximately one minute on each side.
4. Place a few pieces of asparagus into a lettuce leaf. Top with a few pieces of steak. Serve with Thai chili and ginger dipping sauce

Beef and Asparagus on Lettuce Leaves {Recipe}

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31 responses to “Beef and Asparagus on Lettuce Leaves {Recipe}”

  1. Ariana — January 22, 2015 @ 10:43 am (#
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    This looks absolutely amazing, can’t wait to make it.

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  2. Birdiebee — January 22, 2015 @ 3:44 pm (#
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    This looks so delicious. I am going to have to try this. I appreciate you sharing it.

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  3. DARLENE W — January 22, 2015 @ 4:55 pm (#
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    a nice light snack

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  4. Nena Sinclair — January 22, 2015 @ 5:00 pm (#
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    Being diabetic, I’m always on the lookout for delicious low carb snacks and meals and this is perfect! I love asparagus and there’s also great protein here, so it’s a winner for sure!

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  5. kathy downey — January 23, 2015 @ 6:05 am (#
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    This would make a delicious lunch

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  6. Laurie P — January 24, 2015 @ 9:12 am (#
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    THIS, is what I want to eat tonight!

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  7. Jenn Erin — January 24, 2015 @ 1:00 pm (#
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    Wow that is an elegant and tasty looking snack!

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  8. Holly — January 25, 2015 @ 5:29 am (#
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    Oh wow. YUM. Looks like a perfect lunch!

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  9. Jenny — January 25, 2015 @ 3:50 pm (#
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    Oh wow, that is a lovely presentation! And it looks yummy too!

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  10. Vesper Meikle — January 29, 2015 @ 6:03 am (#
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    Asparagus, chili, ginger and lettuce – some of my favourite foods

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  11. Melinda — January 29, 2015 @ 9:42 am (#
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    Looks yummy and healthy. I’ve been looking for ways to change up what I do with my asparagus

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  12. Stephanie LaPlante — January 29, 2015 @ 2:15 pm (#
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    Sounds like a very interesting combination.

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  13. Laurie P — February 8, 2015 @ 7:57 am (#
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    Been craving this one, since you first posted it….

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  14. Theresa Hover — February 17, 2015 @ 9:14 am (#
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    This is a nice simple recipe that I bet taste delicious! I think my hubby would like this recipe. Added to the summer dinner list!

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  15. Elizabeth Matthiesen — February 17, 2015 @ 6:45 pm (#
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    I love my asparagus, though I must admit it took me a while to get used to it being green! In Europe it’s mostly the white variety. This is wonderfully displayed, if it tastes half as good as it looks this is a winner 🙂

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  16. Victoria Ess — February 21, 2015 @ 7:18 am (#
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    Yum, I love the sounds of this recipe and the dipping sauce especially!

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  17. Beth R — March 1, 2015 @ 7:00 pm (#
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    How elegant! This would be perfect for an at home date night with my husband. So yummy

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  18. Treen Goodwin — March 11, 2015 @ 10:07 am (#
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    looks and sounds delish thanks for sharing the recipe , i am always looking for something new to make , will be making this 🙂

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  19. Anne Taylor — March 11, 2015 @ 11:32 am (#
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    What a fun, light meal! Thanks for sharing!

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  20. Wanda Tracey — June 7, 2015 @ 8:44 pm (#
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    Thank you for sharing this delicious low carb snack that we will really appreciate.My husband needs good recipes like this for his diabetic diet.

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  21. kathy downey — July 4, 2015 @ 10:42 am (#
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    I would love this for lunch!

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  22. Dandi D — July 7, 2015 @ 4:31 am (#
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    This looks delicious and healthy and I’m going to have to try it soon!

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  23. Alexa Nernberg — July 21, 2015 @ 7:42 am (#
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    interesting combination and healthy too. Thanks for sharing.

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  24. kathy downey — July 28, 2015 @ 10:46 am (#
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    I have yet to find the Thai Chili and Ginger Dipping Sauce in stores in my area

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  25. loriag — August 11, 2015 @ 7:15 pm (#
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    That presentation just makes this dish. Sounds delicious.

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  26. kathy downey — October 27, 2015 @ 3:12 pm (#
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    Finally found the ingredients to make this,delicious just deliciious

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  27. kathy downey — November 2, 2015 @ 9:40 am (#
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    This makes a beautiful light dinner

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  28. Rosie — April 18, 2016 @ 12:49 pm (#
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    This looks so refreshing and a perfect time of year to showcase asparagus. Oh I want to try this!

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  29. Treen Goodwin — April 21, 2016 @ 5:05 am (#
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    sounds scrumptious , thanks for sharing i will def be trying it out , i love new meal ideas !

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  30. Darlene W — June 29, 2016 @ 11:41 am (#
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    a simple light lunch

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  31. G K — November 5, 2016 @ 6:28 pm (#
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    A nice and simple lunch or dinner.

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