Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps

This is a quick and delicious recipe that is a family favorite at our house (sometimes served with a little white basmati rice)!

 

AsianTurkeyLettuceWraps

 

Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps
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Serves: 6
 
Ingredients
  • 2 tbsp. coconut oil
  • 2 lbs. ground turkey
  • 4 tsp. sesame oil
  • 4 tbsp. tamari (non-GMO), or Bragg aminos
  • 2 tbsp. almond butter
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 2 tsp. white wine vinegar
  • dash of garlic powder
  • dash of black pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 4 tbsp. coconut aminos
  • 2 tbsp. rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. fresh ginger, peeled and minced
  • 1 tsp. Srircha
  • 1, 8 oz. can water chestnuts, drained and diced
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 8 green onions, thinly sliced
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 head of butter, or romaine lettuce
Instructions
  1. Heat coconut oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add ground turkey and cook (and crumble) until lightly browned ( 4 - 5 minutes).
  2. Meanwhile, whisk together "hoisin" sauce ingredients (sesame oil, tamarin, almond butter, honey, white wine vinegar, garlic powder, dash of pepper) in a small bowl.
  3. Add garlic, onion, "hoisin" sauce, coconut aminos, rice vinegar, ginger and Sriracha to the saucepan and cook for a few minutes (stirring frequently).
  4. Stir in chestnuts, peppers, and green onions until tender (about 2 minutes). Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Spoon into center of lettuce leaves, fold or roll and enjoy.


 

 

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