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America's Next Top Model

Exclusive Video: Make Sesame Beef and Lettuce Wraps for Your ANTM Viewing Party

The Cycle 15 premiere of ANTM is nearly here and you've rounded up your closest friends for this fierce event. You've learned to smize. You've donned your hottest romper. But what about snacks? When it comes to your ANTM viewing party, buttered popcorn and Diet Coke isn't going to cut it.

Culinary goddess Caroline Mi Li Artiss has come to the rescue with her tasty recipe for sesame beef and lettuce wraps. Even better, these snacks are low-carb and full of veggies — keeping you in Top Model shape. Whether you're catching the season premiere by yourself or with your besties, these little nibbles will be a perfect addition to the evening.

Makes approx 12 – 16 mini pieces


  • 1/2 lb beef steak, cut into thin strips (rump or sirloin)
  • 1 tbsp cornflour
  • 1/2 red pepper , deseeded and thinly sliced
  • small chunk of cucumber thinly sliced
  • 1 inch piece fresh root ginger , thinly sliced and cut into matchsticks
  • 2 spring onions, washed and finely chopped.
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp chilli sauce
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 2 Baby Gem lettuces

In a small bowl mix together the beef and cornflour so the beef is all coated.

Next make the sauce. Put the soy sauce, sweet chilli, honey, spring onions, ginger, sesame seeds, and sesame oil into a bowl and mix together.

Heat a little oil in a frying pan and cook the beef until it is brown all over. Then pour in all your sauce and keep cooking and stirring until the sauce has been absorbed and it is brown and sticky.

Tear off small leaves of lettuce and arrange on a serving plate. Place a few bits of red pepper and cucumber strips in each piece of lettuce. Top with your beef and serve!

You can also serve this dish with a small bowl of extra chilli sauce for people to dunk into.

More about Caroline Mi Li Artiss: According to Culinary Seductress Caroline Mi Li Artiss, you can't cook in the bedroom until you can cook in the kitchen. Guiding you through simple but sensational recipes, Caroline creates delectable dishes that will make you and your partner ravenous for each other! Check out her website,, and her YouTube channel. You can also become a fan of hers on Facebook!

09.4.2010 / 05:35 AM EDT by Caroline Mi Li Artiss
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