Turkey Asian Lettuce Wraps

Turkey Asian Lettuce Wraps

1 tablespoon canola oil
1 package ground turkey breast 
1 small onion, finely chopped
3 cloves of garlic, minced or grated

Simmer Sauce
In a microwaveable bowl, add:
1 Tbs sesame oil
4 Tbs (low sodium) soy sauce
1 Tbs water
2 Tbs creamy peanut butter
1 tablespoon of honey
1.5 tablespoons of apple cider or rice wine vinegar
2 Tbs Sriracha chili sauce
Grated fresh ginger or pinch dried (optional)

2 green onions, finely chopped
1/2 cup shredded carrots
1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
1/2 can bean sprouts, drained
1 small can water chest nuts, drained and finely chopped
10-12 large outer lettuce leaves - iceberg, butter or romaine
1/3 cup of chopped dry roasted peanuts, lime wedges 

Heat oil in a nonstick skillet over medium high heat.  Add turkey and onions, and salt and pepper to taste.  Cook for 3-4 minutes and add garlic.  Cook until turkey is no longer pink and onions are tender. Add carrots. 

In a microwave safe bowl, add simmer sauce ingredients. Microwave 30 secs and whisk together. Pour over meat mixture, add veg and simmer, 10 mins. Serve in lettuce leaves, top with peanuts and squeeze of lime.


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