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Calypso-Fish Lettuce Wrap Steamer

Calypso-Fish Lettuce Wrap Steamer

Seasoned, pickled herring with julienne carrot, zucchini, red pepper and green onion in a spicy garlic sauce served in a steamer with lettuce leaves.

Serves Up To: 4 Servings
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Difficulty: Simple


1 jar Vita Pickled Herring
1/2 cup Carrot, julienned
1/2 cup Zucchini, julienned
1/2 cup Red Pepper, julienned
1/2 cup Green Onion, thinly sliced on a bias
to taste Salt and Pepper
1 Tbsp Soy Sauce
1/4 cup Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
1/2 cup White Wine
2 oz Butter
1 tsp Garlic, minced
1 Tbsp Chili Flakes
16 each Lettuce Leaves


  1. In a large work bowl, combine the pickled herring with the julienned-carrot, zucchini, red pepper, and green onion; season lightly with salt and pepper.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine remaining ingredients and whisk to combine.
  3. Cut out 4 rounds of parchment paper into 10” circles. Place the herring mixture in the center of each round distributing it evenly among the 4 rounds.
  4. Pour 2 oz of the sauce into each round and fold it over on itself, pinching the edges together to form a pocket.
  5. Place the pockets on a sheet-tray and bake at 375°F until vegetables are cooked through, about 8-10 minutes.  Open the pockets at the table when ready to serve along with lettuce leaves.

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