Spicy Turkey Lettuce Wraps

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Spicy Turkey Lettuce Wraps Recipe
Photo: Peter Frank Edwards; Styling: Ginny Branch


If you are short on time or not so adept with a knife, grate the radishes rather than thinly slicing them into julienne strips.

Serves 10 (serving size: 1 wrap and about 3/4 teaspoon salsa)


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1 tablespoon safflower oil
1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 cup water
3 tablespoons cranberry sauce
2 teaspoons adobo sauce
1 small chipotle chile (canned in adobo sauce), chopped
2 cups leftover shredded skinless turkey breast (about 9 ounces)
1 cup cooked brown rice
10 Bibb lettuce leaves
3 julienne-cut radishes
1/3 cup cilantro leaves
1/2 cup tomatillo salsa


Hands-on: 25 Minutes
Total: 25 Minutes

1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add onion; cook 4 minutes or until soft. Add garlic; cook 30 seconds or until fragrant. Add 1/2 cup water, cranberry sauce, adobo sauce, and chipotle chile. Cook 4 minutes or until mixture thickens. Stir in turkey; cook 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Remove from heat; set aside.

2. Divide rice and turkey mixture evenly among lettuce leaves; top evenly with radishes and cilantro. Serve wraps with salsa.

Created date

September 2014

Nutritional Information

Calories 90
Fat 1.9 g
Satfat 0.2 g
Monofat 0.3 g
Polyfat 1.1 g
Protein 9 g
Carbohydrate 9 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 21 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 96 mg
Calcium 18 mg