Cooking with Kids: Ginger Beef Lettuce Wraps

Ingredients (serves 4):

1 tbsp sesame oil

200g beef mince

8 spring onions, sliced on an angle, green parts reserved

1 red pepper, chopped

thumb-sized piece ginger, peeled and finely grated

100ml oyster sauce

350g frozen edamame soya beans

300g pack cooked rice noodles

2 limes, 1 cut into wedges

2 butter lettuces, or 1 iceberg


  1. Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan. Add the beef and fry until browned all over and starting to crisp. Add the spring onions, pepper, ginger, oyster sauce and beans. Stir-fry for another 5 mins until the veg has softened, then add the noodles and juice of 1 lime. Season well and toss everything together until well combined and heated through.
  2. Separate the lettuces into leaves. Pile the noodles into the leaves, sprinkle over the reserved spring onions to garnish and serve with the lime wedges.

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