MarkNJayde's Five Spice Turkey and Lettuce Wraps


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 258.4
  • Total Fat: 10.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 80.2 mg
  • Sodium: 841.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.8 g
  • Protein: 24.8 g

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Introduction

Recipe from EatingWell.com! This is so good! My husband and I tried it with an open mind and were so pleased with the outcome. I topped mine with sriracha sauce for some bite! Enjoy. Recipe from EatingWell.com! This is so good! My husband and I tried it with an open mind and were so pleased with the outcome. I topped mine with sriracha sauce for some bite! Enjoy.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1/2 C water
    1/2 C cooked white or brown rice-recipe calculated using white short grain sticky rice
    1 lb 93% lean ground turkey
    2 tsp grated fresh ginger
    1 large red bell pepper finely diced
    1/2 C reduced sodium chicken broth-use 99% fat free to reduce fat content
    2 tbsp hoisin sauce*
    1 tsp five spice powder**
    1/2 tsp kosher salt
    16 inner leaves from hearts of romaine-can use boston lettuce
    1 tbsp each cilantro and chives, chopped
    1/4 C grated carrot
    4 cloves garlic,grated
    1 tbsp tamari-dark soy sauce
    1 tsp each onion and garlic powder
    sriracha-optional-not included in nutritional information

Directions

1. Cook rice per package directions.
2. Meanwhile, heat oil in large nonstick pan over medium-high heat. Add turkey, garlic, and ginger; cook crumbling with wooden spoon, until the turkey is cooked through, about 6 minutes. Stir in the cooked rice, bell pepper, broth, hoisin sauce, five spice powder and salt; cook until heated through, about 1 minute.
3. To serve, spoon portions of turkey mixture into lettuce leaves-if using boston lettuce, if using hearts of romaine we just ate a bite of meat then ate a bite of lettuce. Top with herbs, carrot and sriracha if desired. Makes 4- 1 1/4 C servings.

*Hoisin is a spicy, sweet sauce made from soybeans, chiles, garlic, and spices. Will keep in frige for at least a year.

** Often a blend of cinnamon, cloves, fennel seed, star anise, and Szechuan peppercorns. Find in supermarket spice section.


Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JAYDECOOK.

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  • Loved this! I spread a little bit of hoisin sauce inside the lettuce before wrapping it up for a bit more bite. Awesome recipe. - 8/11/10

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  • This was great and is even better served with a squeeze of lime and some hot sauce on top! - 8/5/10

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  • Delicious! Had a butter lettuce. So much food! Can't wait to serve it again. - 8/2/10

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  • FANTABULOUS!! I served it with jasmine rice.... - 7/28/10

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  • had this with an asian dipping sauce - yummy!!! - 2/7/10

    Reply from JAYDECOOK (7/23/10)
    So glad you enjoyed! Yeah I found it needed some kinda "sauce" as well and I like foods with a bite so that's where the sriracha came in for me. Do you mind sharing what Asian dipping sauce you used?


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