6 Minute Meal & Deal: Square 1682's Lamb Lettuce Wraps

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
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6 Minute Meal & A Deal. Alicia Vitarelli reports during Action News Mornings on October 17, 2018.

The Meal: Square 1682 Executive Chef Mackenson Horebe shares his recipe for Lamb Lettuce Wraps with Chilies and Soy Sauce.

This recipe is a new addition to the Square 1682 menu. It's super quick and easy to make, a great shared dish for gatherings of family and/or friends.


1lb ground lamb

1/2 cup soy sauce

1/2 cup Mirin

1 C chopped ginger

1/2 cup cilantro

1/2 cup scallion

1 cup sliced jalapeño & Fresno chili peppers

1 tbsp sesame oil

1 pack Bibb lettuce


Add sesame oil to a fry pan and wait for it to get hot

Add ginger to pan

Chef Tip: Sautéing the ginger will release the essential oils

Break in ground lamb

Chef Tip: At Square 1682, they grind the lamb inhhouse and add in some pork for more depth in flavor. You can use any ground meat for this recipe.

Add jalapeño & Fresno chili peppers

Chef Tip: You'll want to sear these peppers very lightly

Add scallions

Chef Tip: The scallions will give a nice texture to the dish

Add soy sauce, cilantro & mirin

Chef Tip: Mirin is like an Asian cooking wine; you can substitute lime juice.

Let braise, until liquid is thick

Spoon ground lamb mix into a lettuce cup

Chef Tip: You can use bib, romaine or any lettuce that you can use to scoop and eat the meat

Plate the lettuce leaves with the meat mixture on the side.

Chef Tip: Treat it like a taco and let your friends/family build their own.

The Deal: Square 1682 is offering our viewers a free appetizer with the purchase of an entrée through October. All you have to do is tell them you saw this feature on 6abc.

Square 1682

121 S. 17th Street (inside the Kimpton Hotel Palomar at 17th & Sansom Streets)

Philadelphia, PA 19103



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