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Asian Lettuce Cups

Photo: John Autry; Styling: Mindi Shapiro
Total time 28 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 2 filled lettuce cups and about 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce mixture)

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil, divided
  • 2 cups coarsely chopped shiitake mushroom caps (about 5 ounces)
  • 13 ounces ground turkey
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 2/3 cup thinly sliced green onions (about 4)
  • 1 (8-ounce) can sliced water chestnuts, drained and coarsely chopped
  • 8 Boston lettuce leaves
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 4 teaspoons lower-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons rice vinegar
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons Sriracha (hot chile sauce, such as Huy Fong)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 247
  • fat 13.1 g
  • satfat 2.6 g
  • monofat 5 g
  • polyfat 3 g
  • protein 18.8 g
  • carbohydrate 12.5 g
  • fiber 3.1 g
  • cholesterol 75 mg
  • iron 2.6 mg
  • sodium 506 mg
  • calcium 37 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add mushrooms; sauté 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Place mushrooms in a large bowl. Heat remaining 1 teaspoon oil in pan over medium-high heat. Add turkey, garlic, and ginger to pan; cook 6 minutes or until turkey is browned, stirring to crumble. Add turkey mixture, onions, and water chestnuts to mushrooms in bowl; stir well.

  2. Spoon 1/2 cup turkey mixture into each lettuce leaf. Combine hoisin, soy sauce, rice vinegar, Sriracha, and salt in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Serve sauce with lettuce cups.