Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Turkey Lettuce Wraps!

This is a great dish for spring!  Light & refreshing and great for warmer weather.  

I love cooking this for my family and wanted to share this again with you!

Turkey Lettuce Wraps
Yield: 8 servings
1 pound ground turkey
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon corn starch
1 teaspoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil, optional
Mix all together and set aside to marinate while you prepare other ingredients.

Now Chop the following
2 cloves fresh garlic, grated, (set 1/2 aside for sauce.)
1 inch of peeled ginger, grated, (set 1/2 aside for sauce.)
1 small jalapeño or Serrano chili, minced fine
1 carrot, chopped small
1/2 onion chopped small
1 rib of celery chopped small
1small can water chestnuts, chopped
2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
1 teaspoon siracha or sambal sauce (optional)
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
1 teaspoon vinegar, or lemon or lime juice
4 Tablespoons soy sauce
Mix well: set aside
4 tablespoons soy,
2tablespoons hoisin
1/2 garlic(previously set aside)
1/2 gingerpreviously set aside)
1 teaspoon siracha
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
1 teaspoon vinegar or lemon or lime juice
In a skillet, on medium high heat, add 2 tablespoons oil. Stir in ground Turkey mixture Stir fry until fully cooked, remove from pan, set aside.
Add a little oil to the skillet, add in carrot, onion, celery, and water chestnuts. Stir fry about 5 minutes make a space in the middle of pan and add a little Oil. Stir in remaining 1/2 the garlic, and remaining 1/2 the ginger, and the jalapeño into this oil and stir until you can smell it, about a minute, then stir it through out the vegetable mixture. Add the set aside cooked turkey, and 2 Tablespoons of soy sauce. Stir well, taste, season with more siracha or soy if desired
Serve in lettuce cups with sauce

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