Hoisin Turkey Lettuce Wraps Recipe
Try This Fast Weekday Summer Meal Idea
This recipe for Asian turkey lettuce wraps is a simple speedy meal you and you family will love. Try it during the week or as a ‘Finger Food Friday’ theme. On hot summer days I like to make this on the BBQ burner outside and we eat these on the patio. Feel free to add more or less of the hoisin sauce based on your family food preference.
Makes 6 Servings
What you need:
1 pound (500 g) ground turkey (you can also use ground chicken or pork)
1 small onion (1/2 cup), diced
2 red, orange, or yellow sweet bell peppers, diced
2 cups cooked lentils or 1 can (540 ml or 19 fl oz) canned lentils, drained and rinsed
1/2 cup hoisin sauce*
12 or more butter lettuce leaves (or small Romaine or leaf lettuce leaves)
How to make:
- Sauté the ground turkey (or ground chicken or pork) with onion until cooked. Add peppers and lentils and cook until peppers are soft. Add hoisin sauce.
- Add a scoop of the warm turkey lentil mixture to a lettuce leaf and enjoy fresh, assembling one by one at the table.
*If you are looking for a homemade hoisin sauce recipe rather than a commercial one you can also try this recipe on our blog here: Easy Handmade Hoisin Sauce
Nutrients per serving:
27 g Carbohydrates
23 g Protein
7.4 g Fat
4.0 g Fibre
We hope you loved this recipe for our Hoisin Turkey Lettuce Wraps! Let us know in the comments some of your favourite ‘Finger Food Friday’ meal themes or other ways you’ve made lettuce wraps.
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