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Make and share this Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps recipe from Food.com.
- Heat 2 T oil in a large skillet.
- Add turkey and cook about 5 minutes, stirring to break up the meat; remove from skillet.
- Heat the remaining oil in the same skillet and saute carrots, zucchini, and onions for 1 minute.
- Add turkey, soy sauce, sugar, and garlic powder; cook, stirring, about 1 minute.
- Turn into a serving dish and accompany with lettuce leaves.
- To eat, wrap filling in lettuce leaves (use lettuce leaf like a taco shell).
- Variation: Spoon the meat mixture over a bed of salad greens for an Asian-style salad.
This made an excellent addition to my Christmas appetizer buffet! I used lean ground pork instead of turkey with great results. Also substituted chopped water chestnuts for the zucchini for extra crunch. I served this with an Oriental dipping sauce. Thanks, GP!
I have gone on a diet, but this time I have decided to approach it differently. Instead of feeling deprived I am glamourizing my meals. I had this for lunch, got some strange looks from fellow worker. I brought the filling and heated it up in micro, then rolled it up in the lettuce leaves.
Very very easy to make. I highly reccommend cutting the oil in half for less fat. I also added water chesnuts in lieu of the zucchini, as well as minced garlic. As far as ease, I give it 5 stars. Flavor, 3 stars. Thanks for sharing!!