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Friday, October 22, 2010

Stirfry Pork Wrap - Paleo

I didn't really even know what to call this, but I do know it's amazing! I guess it was meant to be. You see, I had a pork roast sitting in the fridge for the last couple of days. As I went to throw it in the crock pot I could not find the lid anywhere... and I do mean anywhere. After about an hour of searching, I decided it was a lost cause and I would have to find another way to cook my pork roast. As I was reaching for one of my cookbooks this tiny sheet of paper floated down before my eyes. On it was a recipe for pork burritos. It must have been a really old recipe. We haven't used a tortilla in this house for a very long time. None the less, it started by creative juices flowing... The following is the actual conversation I had in my head:

hmmm... burrito? that's no good. What about a lettuce wrap? hmmm.... no lettuce in the fridge. Oh, but I love the flavor of lettuce wraps. Oooo... PF Chang's. OMG, is that a spider on the bananas? I could make the "guts" to a lettuce wrap, but that's no fun to eat with a fork. 6:15... shoot, I'm running out of time... What can I wrap it in? Tortilla... no. Mu Shu pancake? Temping, but no... crepe? ya... in my dreams. And then it came to me. AAAAAAAAA (angels singing) I will make a very thin pancake out of egg!

Ya... I'm nuts

What you'll need:
A pork roast or if you want to make it easy on yourself get ground pork
1 onion sliced thinly
1 package of coleslaw mix (cabbage, carrot)
1T ground ginger
2 garlic cloves, crushed
3T Tamari (wheat free)
2 tsp sesame oil
2 T lime juice
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes (mind the heat for the little ones)
1 egg per "wrap"
fresh chopped cilantro for garnish if you are trying to impress
What you do:
Since this is all about fast, get yourself the ground pork, brown and crumble it so it looks like taco meat. Add the ginger and garlic, onion and coleslaw mix and stirfry until veggies wilt.
Stir in the Tamari, sesame oil, lime juice and red pepper flakes. Blend all ingredients well. Turn off the heat and let the mixture rest while you make the eggs.
To make the egg "wraps":
Use a small skillet. Coat the skillet liberally with oil. Crack and beat an egg in a bowl and when the oil is hot add the egg to the pan. Swirl the pan so the egg spreads into a very thin pancake. Don't flip it. Just keep swirling until the egg cooks through. Slide the egg out of the pan onto a plate and keep warm.
Assemble just like a burrito and garnish with cilantro.


  1. Wanted to let you know how much I enjoy your blog and your wonderful recipes! I just recently went Paleo, and the delicious food on your blog is very inspiring. Thanks. Kimberly

  2. Mmmm, that looks awesome, can't wait to try it out!

  3. yummy, that looks great! I think it might work to fool a 10 year old, maybe ?? ... Seriously love your site, and SOO inspired my your story! I guess I have no excuse now for not succeeding on some level at CF!!
    thanks !!

  4. this looks great, cant wait to try it. I found a recipe for coconut flour tortillas, haven't tried them yet, this may be the perfect excuse.

    I have no affiliation, but I am a customer of Tropical Traditions, heard about them from Robb Wolf. here is a link to their recipe.

    You might be able to just sub coconut flour in a regular tortilla recipe too.

  5. This is INCREDIBLE! I just made it for dinner and wow it's absolutely amazing. (I've been stalking the recipe for a couple weeks now.)

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