Monday, May 29, 2017

Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Lettuce Wraps are the best! These were easy to make and super delicious... possibly even better than Pei Wei!



Ingredients:

1 tsp olive oil
1 tbsp sesame oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, diced
1/3 cup hoisin sauce
1 tbsp grated fresh ginger
1 lb ground turkey
salt
pepper
1 can water chestnuts - finely diced
1/2 cup sliced green onions
2 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp rice vinegar
1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
1/2 tsp of sriracha - to taste
1 head of lettuce - butter or iceberg

Dipping Sauce:
2 tbsp of soy sauce
2 tbsp rice vinegar
1 tbsp water
1 tsp honey
1 tsp grated ginger 

Directions:

1. Add oil to a heated frying pan. When heated, add the ground turkey until it is cooked. Stir to break up chunks.
2. Add onion, hoisin say, rice vinegar, sriracha and stir. Cook until onion is soft and almost no liquid remains.
3. Add garlic and ginger - cook for 1 minute
4. Add water chestnuts, green onions, salt and pepper and cook for about 2 minutes. Add the chopped cilantro.
5. To make the dipping sauce combine all dipping sauce ingredients in a bowl and stir.
6. Fill lettuce cups with the meat filling and serve with sauce. 

What we liked:

It was really fun to make and assemble and was delicious!

What we didn't like:

Nothing - it was great. 

What Kaspian thought about it:

He was not into it. 

Next time:

Try it with chicken.