Turkey Lettuce Wraps with Spicy Peanut Sauce

Inspired by a popular appetizer at Asian restaurants, these ground turkey and vegetable wraps are a quick and low carb way to start your meal.

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  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 wrap each
  • Makes: 8 wraps
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins

Turkey Lettuce Wraps with Spicy Peanut Sauce

Directions

  1. In a large nonstick skillet cook turkey over medium-high heat for 5 minutes, breaking up turkey with a wooden spoon. Stir in garlic, ginger, and 1/2 teaspoon of the five-spice powder; cook about 5 minutes more or until turkey is no longer pink. Using a slotted spoon transfer turkey mixture to a bowl; set aside.
  2. In the same skillet cook broccoli, onion, and the remaining 1/2 teaspoon five-spice powder about 4 minutes or just until broccoli and onion are tender. Stir in the turkey mixture; heat through. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. To serve, spoon about 1 tablespoon Spicy Peanut Sauce on each lettuce leaf. Divide turkey-broccoli mixture among lettuce leaves. Squeeze a lime wedge over the turkey-broccoli mixture on each wrap. If desired, top with cilantro. Fold in the two opposite sides of the lettuce leaf; fold one of the remaining sides over the filling and tuck it under the other side. Serve immediately.

From the Test Kitchen

*Tip:

Before shredding the broccoli, consider peeling the stalks, especially if they seem tough. Shred broccoli in the food processor fitted with a coarse shredding blade or use a manual shredder. Or, use purchased shredded broccoli.

Spicy Peanut Sauce

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan combine sugar, peanut butter, water, and vegetable oil. Heat over medium-low heat just until bubbly and mixture looks smooth (it will look a little curdled before this stage), stirring frequently. Season to taste with Asian chili sauce.
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Nutrition Facts (Turkey Lettuce Wraps with Spicy Peanut Sauce)

  • Per serving:
  • 210 kcal ,
  • 13 g fat
  • (3 g sat. fat ,
  • 4 g polyunsaturated fat ,
  • 5 g monounsaturated fat ),
  • 44 mg chol. ,
  • 160 mg sodium ,
  • 12 g carb. ,
  • 2 g fiber ,
  • 8 g sugar ,
  • 13 g pro.
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