Turkey Prune Lettuce Wraps

Lettuce is the “wrap”, and a spicy ground turkey and Prune mixture is the filling in this Asian-inspired dish. The sweet-and-tart dipping sauce adds a pop of brightness to bring it together.


Servings: 4
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1 pound lean ground turkey

2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh ginger

4 teaspoons soy sauce

2 teaspoons Asian sesame oil

1 cup (about 6 ounces) finely chopped pitted Prunes

2 tablespoons sweetened coconut flakes

2 tablespoons chopped dry roasted peanuts

2 tablespoons sliced green onion

1 tablespoon chopped cilantro

8 butter lettuce leaves

Dipping Sauce (recipe follows)



In large bowl combine turkey, ginger, soy sauce and sesame oil, mixing lightly but thoroughly. In large nonstick skillet, brown turkey mixture over medium heat, breaking into crumbles; pour off drippings. Add Prunes, coconut, peanuts, green onion and cilantro; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through. Spoon 2 tablespoons of turkey mixture into the center of lettuce leaves. Serve immediately with dipping sauce.

Dipping Sauce: In small bowl, whisk together 1/4 cup water; 2 tablespoons nam pla (Thai fish sauce); 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar; 1 clove garlic, finely chopped; and 1/4 teaspoon fresh lime juice. (Yield: 1/3 cup)


Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 342
  • Percent Calories From Fat18%
  • Total Fat 7 g
  • Fiber 4 g
  • Protein 34 g
  • Cholesterol 62 mg
  • Carbohydrate 37 g
  • Potassium 157 mg