ORANGE BEEF LETTUCE WRAPS

ORANGE BEEF LETTUCE WRAPS
WRAPS:
1-½ lb lean ground beef (90% lean)
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tsp minced fresh gingerroot
¼ cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
2 tbsp orange juice
1 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp orange marmalade
¼ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
2 tsp cornstarch
¼ cup cold water
8 Bibb or Boston lettuce leaves
2 cups cooked brown rice
1 cup shredded carrots
3 green onions, thinly sliced

SAUCE:
¼ cup rice vinegar
3 tbsp water
3 tbsp orange marmalade
1 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp Sriracha chili sauce

In a small bowl, combine sauce ingredients.

In a large skillet, cook beef, garlic and ginger over medium heat 8-10 minutes or until meat is no longer pink, breaking into crumbles; drain. Stir in soy sauce, orange juice, sugar, marmalade and pepper flakes. In a small bowl, mix cornstarch and water; stir into pan. Cook and stir 1-2 minutes or until sauce is thickened.

Serve in lettuce leaves with rice. Top with carrots and green onions; drizzle with sauce.

Nutrition Facts
1 wrap: 250 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 53mg cholesterol, 462mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 2g fiber), 19g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat.
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