Mongolian-Style Beef Lettuce Cups

Prep Time
10 Minutes
Cook Time
8 Minutes
Per Serving
4 People
200 Per Serving


  • 1/4 cup water 
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce 
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar 
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch 
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil 
  • 1 (12-ounce) tray John Soules Foods Steak Strips, refrigerated 
  • 2 carrots, cut into 1/8-inch matchsticks, or 1 cup packaged matchstick carrots
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced thin, or 1 cup packaged sliced red bell pepper 
  • 1 head bibb lettuce, leaves removed
  • Cooked basmati or jasmine rice, for serving
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  1. Whisk water, soy sauce, brown sugar and cornstarch together in small bowl until combined. Set aside. 
  2. Heat oil in large wok or skillet over medium-high heat. Add beef and cook, stirring occasionally, for 4 minutes. Add carrots, bell pepper and soy sauce mixture and cook, stirring occasionally, until sauce thickens, about 2 to 3 minutes. 
  3. Fill each lettuce leaf with steak mixture and serve with rice. 

Tip: Pre-sliced peppers and matchstick carrot can usually be found in the produce aisle of your local grocer.

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