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Thai Lettuce Wraps

Thai Lettuce Wraps
Posted 01/26/09 by Megan
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Views: 1627
Venues: Meats
On The Road: Tastes of the World
Produce & All Things Green
Categories: Poultry
Sub Categories: Garlic
Leafy Greens
Onion Family
Places: Thailand
Keywords: Thai Lettuce Wraps, shallot, garlic, ginger, cabbage, scallions, mushrooms, Ground Turkey
Servings: 8 people

This delicious appetizer is easy to make and fun to eat. A spiced ground turkey mix is rolled in a soft lettuce leaf to create a light easy to eat wrap.


2 tablespoons Olive Oil
1 pound Ground Turkey
1 Shallot, minced
3 cloves Garlic, minced
2 tablespoons Ginger, minced
1 red chili, de-seeded and chopped
1 1/2 coleslaw mix- shredded cabbage and carrots
3 shittake mushrooms, sliced
3 Scallions, sliced
2 tablespoons lime juice
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons fish sauce
1 tablespoon oyster sauce


Bibb lettuce leaves
Siracha (spicy sauce)
Mint Leaves
Peanuts (optional)

  1. Heat saute pan over high heat. Add olive oil. Saute shallot, garlic, ginger and chili for 1 minute.
  2. Add the turkey, cook for 2 minutes
  3. Add the cabbage, scallions and mushrooms. Cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  4. Add the peanut sauce. Cook for 1 minute. Put filling into a bowl and serve with lettuce wraps and additional garnishes if desired.

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