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Five-Spice Turkey & Lettuce Wraps Recipe

Looking for an easy Five-Spice Turkey & Lettuce Wraps recipe? Learn how to make Five-Spice Turkey & Lettuce Wraps using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by adkotchey

Makes 4 servings



Based on a popular Chinese dish, these fun wraps also make appealing appetizers for entertaining. Make it a meal: Serve with chile-garlic sauce and rice vinegar for extra zip; toss diced mango and strawberries with lime juice for a quick dessert.

Recipe Ingredients for Five-Spice Turkey & Lettuce Wraps

1/2 cup water
1/2 cup instant brown rice
2 teaspoons sesame oil
1 pound extra lean ground turkey
1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
1 large red bell pepper, finely diced
8 ounce water chestnuts, rinsed and chopped
1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
2 tablespoons hoisin sauce,
1 teaspoon Five Spice Powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 heads Boston lettuce, leaves separated
1/2 cup chopped fresh herbs, such as cilantro, basil, mint and/or chives
1 large carrot, shredded

Recipe Directions for Five-Spice Turkey & Lettuce Wraps

  1. Bring water to a boil in a small saucepan. Add rice; reduce heat to low, cover and cook for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat.

  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large nonstick pan over medium-high heat. Add turkey and ginger; cook, crumbling with a wooden spoon, until the turkey is cooked through, about 6 minutes. Stir in the cooked rice, bell pepper, water chestnuts, broth, hoisin sauce, five-spice powder and salt; cook until heated through, about 1 minute.

  3. To serve, divide lettuce leaves among plates, spoon some of the turkey mixture into each leaf, top with herbs and carrot and roll into wraps.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 491.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
400
Calories from Fat
57
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.3g
10%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
63mg
21%
Sodium
638mg
27%
Potassium
1155mg
33%
Total Carbohydrates
54.0g
18%
Dietary Fiber
6.2g
25%
Sugars
8.2g
Protein
33.0g
Vitamin A 111% Vitamin C 126%
Calcium 16% Iron 28%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
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