Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps
This is a very tasty lettuce wrap recipe, that rivals any Chinese takeout or even an elegant Chinese restaurant. It makes a nice presentation for an appetizer, as well.
- ⅓ cups water
- 3 tbsp organic almond/cashew butter
- 1 lb ground turkey
- 1 tbsp coconut oil
- 1 cup shiitake mushroom caps chopped
- 1 tbsp rice vinegar
- 8 oz can of water chestnuts drained and chopped
- 3 cloves garlic minced
- 2 tbsp ginger minced
- ⅓ cup tamari
- ½ cup green onions (optional)
- 1 head lettuce seperated into leaves
Cook turkey in skillet with almond butter and coconut oil for about 5 minutes, stirring until turkey crumbles and is no longer pink.
Add mushrooms, rice vinegar, water chestnuts, garlic, ginger and tamari. Increase heat to medium-high, and cook, stirring constantly, for 4 minutes.
Add green onions if desired and cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute.
Pull lettuce into leaves, if not done already.
Spoon mixture evenly onto lettuce leaves; roll up.
Serve with extra tamari sauce if desired.