Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps
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Lettuce is a great way to hold all the ingredients for this easy flavorful meal.
10 min
Prep Time
15 min
Total Time
4 servings

Ingredients

Filling

2 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Butter
1 medium (1 cup)
red bell pepper, cut into strips
1 can (8-ounce)
sliced water chestnuts, drained, halved
8 ounces
ground turkey

Teriyaki Sauce

2 tablespoons
mirin
2 tablespoons
soy sauce
2 tablespoons
seasoned rice vinegar
1 tablespoon
hoisin sauce
1 tablespoon
firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon
finely chopped fresh garlic
1/4 teaspoon
freshly grated ginger root*
8
butter lettuce leaves
1/2 cup
wonton strips
4 (1/2 cup)
green onions, sliced into 1-inch pieces
 

*Substitute 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger.

Directions

  1. Melt butter in 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat until sizzling. Add bell pepper strips and water chestnuts. Cook, stirring occasionally, 3-4 minutes or until peppers are crisply tender. Add turkey; cook 3-5 minutes or until turkey is no longer pink.
  2. Combine all teriyaki sauce ingredients in 1 1/2-quart saucepan; cook over medium heat 4-5 minutes or until liquid is reduced to thick paste. Stir into turkey and vegetables until well mixed.
  3. Divide mixture among lettuce leaves. Top each with 2 tablespoons wonton strips and 2 tablespoons green onions. Serve immediately.

Recipe Tips

Mirin is a condiment made from rice, often found in Japanese recipes. It adds sweetness and flavor. Mirin can be found in the Asian or gourmet section of large supermarkets as well as Asian markets.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
270
Cholesterol
55mg
Carbohydrates
24g
Protein
14g
Fat
13g
Sodium
980mg
Dietary Fiber
3g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

Easy to make but not much flavor. Plus, the butter lettuce did not hold up well for the wrap. Will keep looking for a better lettuce wrap recipe.

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