1 1/4 pounds ground pork (preferably 95% lean)
3 scallions (white and green parts, thinly sliced and minced)
1 tablespoon finely minced fresh ginger
2 tablespoons finely minced yellow onion
2 stalks lemongrass (soft inner cores only, finely minced)
1 teaspoon red chile flakes (ground (or pulverized in a mortar))
2 tablespoons fesh sauce (preferably Three Crabs brand)
2 tablespoons fresh mint (cut into thin ribbons)
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 head organic butter or iceberg lettuce (separated into whole leaves)
3 tablespoons chopped salted peanuts (as optional garnish)