Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 

Juicy turkey glazed with sweet hoisin and soy all wrapped with fresh crispy, lettuce. These Turkey Lettuce Wraps are almost as good as take out!

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Author: NOMaste Kitchen
Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup sweet onion chopped
  • 1 red pepper chopped
  • 1/4 cup water chestnuts
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp chili paste
  • 2 tbsp fresh ginger grated
  • 3 green onions sliced
  • 1 cup cooked rice (brown or white) optional
  • salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. In a large saute pan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add garlic - stir and cook for 1-2 minutes. Add onions, peppers, and water chestnuts - stir and cook for an additional 5-6 minutes.

  2. Add ground turkey to saute pan - stir and cook until turkey has browned.

  3. In a small mixing bowl, combine hoisin, soy sauce, chili paste and ginger. Pour sauce over turkey/onion/pepper mixture - lower heat and simmer for 2-3 minutes.

  4. Remove from heat, add green onions and stir gently. Spoon several tablespoons of turkey mixture over lettuce leaf and serve as-is or with rice!

Recipe Notes

Storage: Refrigerate turkey mixture separate from lettuce or rice in an airtight container. Re-heat and re-assemble as desired.