Thai Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Lettuce leaves add refreshing crunch to a Thai-seasoned filling. They go from start to finish in 30 minutes.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

1 1/4
lb ground turkey
1/4
cup chopped green onions (4 medium)
3
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1
tablespoon chopped fresh mint
2
tablespoons fresh lime juice
2
tablespoons fish sauce
3
tablespoons creamy peanut butter
2
teaspoons garlic and red chile paste
1
teaspoon sugar
1/2
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1
cup shredded carrots
1/3
cup chopped salted peanuts
12
medium Bibb lettuce leaves, rinsed, patted dry with paper towel

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Steps

  • 1 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook turkey over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked; drain and return to skillet. Stir in green onions, cilantro, mint, lime juice, fish sauce, peanut butter, chile paste, sugar and red pepper flakes. Cook 3 to 4 minutes longer or until hot.
  • 2 To serve, spoon 2 heaping tablespoons turkey mixture, 2 tablespoons carrots and 1 teaspoon peanuts onto each lettuce leaf; wrap around filling. Serve warm.
  • 1 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook turkey over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked; drain and return to skillet. Stir in green onions, cilantro, mint, lime juice, fish sauce, peanut butter, chile paste, sugar and red pepper flakes. Cook 3 to 4 minutes longer or until hot.
  • 2 To serve, spoon 2 heaping tablespoons turkey mixture, 2 tablespoons carrots and 1 teaspoon peanuts onto each lettuce leaf; wrap around filling. Serve warm.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

These can also be served with a store-bought spicy peanut sauce.

We recommend Bibb lettuce for this recipe because of its sturdiness.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Lettuce Wrap
Calories
140
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
320mg
320%;
Total Carbohydrate
3g
3%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
12g
12%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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