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Ginger turkey lettuce wraps

Ginger turkey lettuce wraps

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Pile stir-fried turkey mince, carrots and crunchy water chestnuts into lettuce leaf cups for an Asian inspired sharing starter or light lunch

Nutrition: per serving
low inkcal280
low infat5g


  • 1 tbsp vegetable or sunflower oil
  • 500g turkey mince (preferably breast)
  • 2 carrots , finely chopped
  • 225g can water chestnuts , drained and finely chopped
  • 200g green beans , finely chopped
  • 2cm piece ginger , peeled and grated
  • 2 garlic cloves , crushed
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 iceberg lettuces , halved and leaves separated
  • 6 tbsp sticky plum sauce or sweet chilli sauce , to serve


  • STEP 1

    In a large wok or frying pan, heat the oil and fry the turkey mince until browned and cooked through. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.

  • STEP 2

    Tip the carrots, water chestnuts and beans into the pan and stir-fry for 2 mins. Add the ginger and garlic, drizzle over the soy and stir-fry for 1-2 mins more. Add the mince and stir-fry until hot. Season to taste.

  • STEP 3

    To serve, pile the turkey and veg into lettuce leaf ‘cups’ and drizzle over the plum or chilli sauce.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, May 2015

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