Asian Ground Turkey Lettuce Wraps are a flavorful, low-carb lunch or dinner you can make when you are watching your carbohydrate intake, which for some of us is everyday! This delicious dish has ground turkey, mushrooms, red bell peppers and garlic. It’s seasoned with Soy sauce, Mirin sauce (sweetened Sake) rice wine vinegar and sesame oil. With those ingredients and seasonings, it has to be good!
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Asian Ground Turkey Lettuce Wraps
I’m so glad I started experimenting with Asian ingredients and recipes. I was impressed with a marinade I made for my Grilled Asian Hoisin Beef Kabob Bites on the first try. Recently, I bought mirin sauce at the suggestion of another food blogger and wow is it good!
Mirin sauce when coupled with soy sauce makes a wonderful marriage of flavors. It really enhances the flavor of the soy sauce. The sesame oil helps give it the Asian flavor too. You’ll love the yummy, crispy tid bits of turkey that are left in the pan after you scoop out your turkey. The aroma in your kitchen while cooking this turkey will leave you anxious to try it. This recipe reminds me of Turkey Burger Bowls with Sriracha Honey Sauce but, without a lot of the carbs.
This is one of those low-carb dishes that taste so good you forget you’re not eating a lot of carbs. With a flavorful meat and crispy lettuce, you’ll forget all about pasta and bread at least for a short time. Lol!
The only carbs to consider are the ones in the Mirin sauce. It’s not a lot of carbs per serving so, I’d still say this is a recipe you could eat on a Keto diet. But, you decide if it meets your level of carb intake.
I just love the flavors in this recipe. It’d taste great with rice too. Plus, you can add some chili peppers to it if you want to add some extra spice.
When you’re looking to reduce your carbohydrate intake, these flavorful Asian Ground Turkey Lettuce Wraps will fill you up with protein and satisfy your hunger to eat something good! In about 20 min, you can make this tasty low-carb meal!
Another low-carb delicious meal: Roasted Tilapia and Broccoli Sheet Pan Dinner
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- 1 lb ground turkey breast
- 1/2 cup red bell pepper, chopped
- 1/2 cup mushrooms, chopped
- 3 cloves garlic
- 2 tbsp sesame oil
- 1 tsp rice wine vinegar
- 2 tbsp Soy sauce
- 1 tbsp Mirin sauce
- sat and pepper to taste
- 10 Red or Green Leaf lettuce leaves or Iceberg
In a large sauce pan, add sesame oil, garlic, bell peppers, mushrooms, rice vinegar, soy sauce, and Mirin sauce. Cook for 2 min. Add ground turkey. Chop up the turkey while you stir it in. Cook covered for 15 min stirring occasionally.
Let meat cool slightly before adding to the lettuce wraps.