Asian Turkey Cabbage Cups

<p>Asian Turkey Cabbage Cups</p>
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Kellie Gerber Kelley

Cool, crisp napa cabbage leaves cradle a hot and spicy herbed filling in this quick dish.


4 servings (serving size: 3 filled cabbage cups)

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Recipe Time

Prep: 30 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 267
Fat 13.6 g
Satfat 3.7 g
Monofat 6.4 g
Polyfat 2.7 g
Protein 30.3 g
Carbohydrate 7.6 g
Fiber 1.4 g
Cholesterol 89 mg
Iron 1.8 mg
Sodium 637 mg
Calcium 111 mg


1 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger
1 1/4 pounds ground turkey
1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
1 tablespoon brown sugar
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 1/2 tablespoons fish sauce
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
1 jalapeño pepper, finely chopped
12 large napa (Chinese) cabbage leaves (about 8 ounces)
1/4 cup chopped unsalted, dry-roasted peanuts


1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add ginger and turkey to pan; cook 7 minutes or until turkey is done, stirring frequently. Drain turkey mixture; place in a large bowl. Add green onions and next 8 ingredients (through jalapeño); toss well. Spoon 1/3 cup turkey mixture into each cabbage leaf. Top with peanuts.