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Asian Barbecued Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Asian Barbecued Turkey Lettuce Wraps
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  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1/3 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1/2 Cup commercial barbecue sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh gingerroot, peeled and grated
  • 1 Clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup Pine nuts, toasted
  • 1/4 Cup diced scallions
  • 2 Tablespoons crystallized ginger, finely minced
  • 10 Large iceberg lettuce leaves, washed, dried and well chilled



1 Over medium heat, crumble turkey into a wok or large skillet and saute, stirring to break up any clumps. Cook until lightly browned.
2 Stir in hoisin and barbecue sauces, ginger root and garlic. Cook until hot and well blended.
3 Mix in pine nuts, scallions and crystallized ginger, tossing gently just long enough to heat through and blend well
4 To serve, spoon the hot turkey mixture into each lettuce leaf cup and roll tightly to enclose the turkey mixture.
5 Note: This is a delightful casual party food. Your guests will enjoy rolling their own appetizers.

Source: National Turkey Federation

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