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Five-Spice Turkey & Lettuce Wraps

Five-Spice Turkey & Lettuce Wraps
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Based on a popular Chinese dish, these fun wraps also make appealing appetizers for entertaining. Make it a meal: Serve with chile-garlic sauce and rice vinegar for extra zip; toss diced mango and strawberries with lime juice for a quick dessert.

Prep: 15 minutes | Cook: 10 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes
  • 1/2 cup
  • 1/2 cup
    instant brown rice
  • 2 teaspoons
    sesame oil
  • 1 pound
    93%-lean ground turkey
  • 1 tablespoon
    minced fresh ginger
  • 1 large
    red bell pepper, finely diced
  • 1 8-ounce can
    water chestnuts, rinsed and chopped
  • 1/2 cup
    reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons
    hoisin sauce
  • 1 teaspoon
    five-spice powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon
  • 2 heads
    Boston lettuce, leaves separated
  • 1/2 cup
    chopped fresh herbs such as cilantro, basil, mint and/or chives
  • 1 large
    carrot, shredded
  1. Bring water to a boil in a small saucepan. Add rice; reduce heat to low, cover and cook for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large nonstick pan over medium-high heat. Add turkey and ginger; cook, crumbling with a wooden spoon, until the turkey is cooked through, about 6 minutes. Stir in the cooked rice, bell pepper, water chestnuts, broth, hoisin sauce, five-spice powder and salt; cook until heated through, about 1 minute.
  3. To serve, spoon portions of the turkey mixture into lettuce leaves, top with herbs and carrot and roll into wraps.
Nutritional Information

Makes: 4 servings
Serving Size: 1 1/4 cups filling
  • Calories286
  • Fat11 g
    • Saturated fat2 g
  • Cholesterol65 mg
  • Carbohydrates24 mg
    • Dietary fiber5 g
  • Protein26 g
  • Sodium596 mg
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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