Asian Barbecued Turkey Lettuce Wraps
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IntroductionA great appetizer for a casual spring or summer dinner. A great appetizer for a casual spring or summer dinner.
1 Pound GROUND TURKEY 1/3 Cup hoisin sauce 1/2 Cup commercial barbecue sauce 1 Tablespoon fresh gingerroot, peeled and grated 1 Clove garlic, minced 1/4 Cup pine nuts, toasted 1/4 Cup diced scallions 2 Tablespoons crystallized ginger, finely minced 10 Large iceberg lettuce leaves, washed, dried and well chilled
2. Stir in hoisin and barbecue sauces, ginger root and garlic. Cook until hot and well blended.
Mix in pine nuts, scallions and crystallized ginger, tossing gently just long enough to heat through and blend well.
3. To serve, spoon the hot turkey mixture into each lettuce leaf cup and roll tightly to enclose the turkey mixture.
Note: This is a delightful casual party food. Your guests will enjoy rolling their own appetizers.
Makes 10 servings (1 wrap containing approx. 1oz cooked turkey.)
Recipe courtesy of the National Turkey Federation, for more like it, please visit www.eatturkey.com