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Asian Turkey Lettuce Cups


These asian turkey lettuce cups are great as an appetizer for your feast or as something to bring along to a party or get together!

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  • 1 1/2 tablespoons canola oil, divided
  • 3 cups shiitake mushroom caps, coarsely chopped
  • 1 1/4 pounds ground turkey
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon peeled fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 cup green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 (8-ounce) can sliced water chestnuts, drained and coarsely chopped
  • 12 Boston lettuce leaves
  • 3 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lower-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Sriracha
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


Servings 6
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 15mins
Adapted from


Step 1

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add mushrooms; sauté 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Place mushrooms in a large bowl. Heat remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons oil in pan over medium-high heat. Add turkey, garlic, and ginger to pan; cook 6 minutes or until turkey is browned, stirring to crumble. Add turkey mixture, onions, and water chestnuts to mushrooms in bowl; stir well.

Spoon 1/2 cup turkey mixture into each lettuce leaf.

Combine hoisin, soy sauce, rice vinegar, Sriracha, and salt in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Serve sauce with lettuce cups.

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