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Asian Lettuce Wraps

Season ground turkey with hoisin and teriyaki sauces and serve in lettuce cups for a crisp and colorful Asian-style entrée.

All You FEBRUARY 2011

  • Yield: Serves 8
  • Cook time:20 Minutes
  • Prep time:20 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$1.30


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons teriyaki sauce
  • 1 cup bean sprouts (about 4 oz.)
  • 2 carrots, shredded (about 1 cup)
  • 24 large Boston or butter lettuce leaves
  • Soy sauce, optional


1. Warm oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and sauté until softened, about 3 minutes. Add garlic; sauté 1 minute longer. Stir in turkey and cook, stirring, until almost cooked through, about 5 minutes. Add broth and hoisin sauce. Cook, stirring and breaking up clumps of turkey, until turkey is cooked through, 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in teriyaki sauce, bean sprouts and carrots. (You should have about 6 cups of filling.)

2. Spoon about 1/4 cup of filling into center of each lettuce leaf. Serve with soy sauce, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 196
  • Fat: 12g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Protein: 17g
  • Carbohydrate: 8g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 67mg
  • Sodium: 250mg

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