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Thai Turkey Lettuce Cups

Thai Turkey Lettuce Cups

Summary

Servings 4
Time Needed Prep
Cook
Ingredients 8
Difficulty Easy

Rating (click to rate)

4.8 based on 4 ratings.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 tsp Sesame Oil
  • 500 g Turkey Mince
  • 1 Red Onion (diced Finely)
  • 1 Lime (juice Only)
  • 1 tbsp Fish Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Green Curry Paste
  • 4 Lettuce (washed)
  • 100 g Spring Onions diced finely

Nutrition Information

Qty per
222g serve
Qty per
100g
Energy 181cal 81cal
Protein 24g 11g
Fat (total) 7.1g 3.2g
 - saturated 27g 12g
Carbohydrate 5.7g 2.6g
 - sugars 27g 12g
Dietary Fibre 27g 12g
Sodium 507mg 228mg

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

I love Thai Turkey Lettuce Cups for lots of reasons.

Did you know that turkey mince tastes exactly like chicken mince, is the same price as chicken mince but is much leaner and better for you?

As turkey mince has less fat, it can tend to be dry if overcooked, so keep a good eye on your frypan when making this for a delicious and healthy chicken alternative, and all under 300 calories!

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Method

  1. Heat the sesame oil in a frypan until quite hot.

  2. Add the turkey mince and cook whilst breaking it up with a wooden spoon, until browned through.

  3. Stir in the curry paste and fish sauce.  Cook for a further minute or two for the sauces to be absorbed.

  4. Take the mince off the heat and allow to cool slightly.

  5. Stir in the diced red onion, shallots and lime juice.

  6. Spoon large spoonfuls into lettuce cups - and eat immediately.

Recipe Hints and Tips:

  • The turkey mince can be frozen - but the lettuce cups cannot.
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