Spicy Fajita Veal Lettuce Wrap

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Yield:
12 servings

 

Ingredients:

Marinade:

  • 2-1/2 cups Vegetable oil

  • 1-1/2 cups Fresh lime juice

  • 1/3 cup or 1/2 oz Finely chopped fresh cilantro

  • 2-1/2 Tbsp or 1-1/2 oz Minced garlic

  • 2 Tbsp Tabasco Chipotle Pepper Sauce

  • 1 Tbsp Finely chopped fresh oregano

  • 1 Tbsp Ground cumin

  • 2 tsp Kosher salt

  • 4-1/2 lb Veal breast, boneless (IMPS/NAMP 313)

Vegetables:

  • 4 cups or 13-1/2 oz Asparagus, cut lengthwise in half, then crosswise into 4-inch pieces

  • 3 cups or 6 oz Cremini mushrooms, cut into 1/4- inch thick slices

  • 2 cups or 8 oz Julienne-cut onions

  • 1-1/2 cups or 1 lb 8 oz Julienne-cut red, yellow and orange bell peppers

Avocado Sauce:

  • 3 each Medium California avocados, pulp mashed

  • 1 cup Reserved marinade

  • 1/2 tsp Kosher salt

  • 1/2 tsp Tabasco Pepper Sauce

  • 3/4 cup Reserved marinade

  • 24 each Romaine or green leaf lettuce leaves

  • 1-1/2 cups or 6 oz Shredded sharp Cheddar cheese

  • 1-1/2 cups or 6 oz Shredded Monterey Jack cheese

  • Fresh cilantro sprigs as needed

Instructions:

Marinade:

  1. Combine marinade ingredients in bain marie; blend with immersion blender until emulsified. Set aside.

  2. Cut veal into 1/4- to 1/2-inch wide x 2-1/2- to 3-inch long strips; jacquard veal to tenderize. Place in large non-reactive container. Add 1-1/2 cups of the marinade; toss to coat veal. Cover and marinate in refrigerator 6 hours or as long as overnight. Reserve remaining marinade for avocado sauce and vegetables.
    Remove veal from marinade. Cut strips crosswise into 1/8-inch thick medallions. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.

Vegetables:

  1. Combine vegetables in large bowl. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.

Avocado Sauce:

  1. Place avocado pulp and reserved marinade in blender container. Cover; purée until smooth. Season with salt and pepper sauce. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.

Per order:

  1. Stir-fry 6 oz veal medallions in hot pan 3 to 4 minutes or until medium doneness. Keep warm.

  2. Sauté 4-1/4 oz vegetables until crisp-tender. Toss with 1 Tbsp reserved marinade. Divide veal and vegetables evenly between 2 lettuce leaves; top with 2 Tbsp avocado sauce and 2 Tbsp each Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses. Garnish with cilantro sprigs.


Veal Cuts - IMPS / NAMP

Breast - 313, 314

Dylan Lindstadtbreast