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Vietnamese lettuce cups

Serves 5
Prep time: 5 mins
Cooking time: 30 mins

Quick and easy meals made with Chicken Mince, this Asian inspired dish is light, fresh and tasty.

  • Vietnamese
  • Chicken
Vietnamese lettuce cups



  • 150g rice vermicelli
  • 500g Tegel Fresh Chicken Mince
  • 1 clove crushed garlic
  • 2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1 Tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • ¼ cup sweet chilli sauce
  • 2 spring onions chopped
  • 2 Tablespoon chopped fresh coriander
  • Lettuce leaves (cos or iceberg)
  • 1 chopped Lebanese cucumber
  1. Prepare the rice vermicelli following the instructions on the pack. Drain, then cut the vermicelli into short lengths and set aside.
  2. Heat a dash of oil in a frying pan. Add the Chicken Mince and cook over medium high heat until golden. Add the garlic and ginger and cook for a further 2 minutes. Add fish sauce, lemon juice and sweet chilli sauce and cook over medium heat for a further 2 to 3 minutes until chicken is cooked. Stir in the vermicelli, spring onions and coriander. Allow to cool. 
  3. Spoon the chicken and noodle mixture into lettuce cups. Top with cucumber and extra coriander.