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Thai Turkey Lettuce Wraps
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  • CourseAppetizer, Main Dish
  • CuisineHoliday
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
  • 1/2 cup cooked brown rice
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 medium bell pepper, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 2 tsp. fresh lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  • 3 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 2 tsp. red chili garlic sauce
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 3 whole green onions, green part chopped
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 head bibb or butter lettuce, rinsed and dried
  • 1/2 cup extra fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup unsalted peanuts
  • 1 cup matchstick carrots
  1. Cook the rice according to the package.
  2. While the rice cooks heat the 2 Tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet and add the onion, sautéing for 2 minutes. Add the garlic and the green peppers and continue to sauté for 2 more minutes.
  3. Add the ground turkey, cooking 3-5 minutes or until the turkey is browned.
  4. Then add fresh lime juice, ginger, soy sauce, chili garlic sauce and continue cooking for 3-4 minutes.
  5. Mix the rice into the turkey mixture along with the fresh cilantro and green onions and stir to combine. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Serve the Thai turkey mixture with crisp bibb lettuce and extra cilantro, matchstick carrots and unsalted peanuts for garnish.
Recipe Notes

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