Contestant Coadan Tran's dish Mushroom Ginger Letuce Wrap for the Star Challenge, Food Network Firing Squad,, as seen on Food Network Star, Season 13.
Recipe courtesy of Caodan Tran

Mushroom-Ginger Lettuce Wrap

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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 45 min
  • Active: 45 min
  • Yield: 6 servings





  1. For the sauce: In a bowl, dissolve the sugar in 1/2 cup warm water. Stir in the fish sauce, garlic, pepper flakes and lime juice.
  2. For the wraps: Mix the mushrooms in a bowl with the garlic, ginger, coconut amino acids and 1 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Heat a large saute pan over high heat. Add the mushroom mixture, in batches if necessary, and saute until browned, 6 to 8 minutes.
  3. Cook the rice noodles until soft according to the package directions.
  4. To assemble: Mound some noodles on each lettuce leaf, then add some mushrooms, carrots, cucumbers, mint and cilantro. Serve with the sauce.