Lunch Recipes

Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Lettuce Wrap

This is a very tasty lettuce wrap that will rival any Chinese takeout or elegant Chinese restaurant. It makes a nice presentation for an appetizer, as well.

Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps


  • 1/3 c water
  • 3 tbsp organic almond/cashew butter
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 c shiitake mushroom caps, chopped
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 (8 ounces) can water chestnuts, drained and chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp fresh ginger, minced
  • 1/3 c tamari
  • ½ c green onions, optional
  • 1 head lettuce, separated into leaves


  1. Cook turkey in skillet with almond butter and coconut oil for about 5 minutes, stirring until turkey crumbles and is no longer pink.
  2. Add mushrooms, and next 5 ingredients. Increase heat to medium-high, and cook, stirring constantly, 4 minutes.
  3. Add green onions if desired and cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute.
  4. Spoon mixture evenly onto lettuce leaves; roll up.
  5. Serve with extra tamari sauce if desired.