Asian Lettuce Wraps

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Asian Lettuce Wraps

1 1/2 pounds lean ground turkey or pork

1 carrot, julienned

2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger

4 garlic cloves, minced

1 8-oz. can water chestnuts, drained and chopped

4 green onions, chopped

1/2 cup snow peas, julienned

1/3 cup teriyaki sauce

1/4 cup hoisin sauce

1/2 teaspoon sriracha (hot chili sauce)

3 tablespoons creamy peanut butter

1 tablespoon rice vinegar

1 tablespoon sesame oil

12 Bibb lettuce leaves

Additional hoisin sauce, optional


In a large skillet, cook turkey (or pork) and carrot over medium heat until meat is no longer pink and carrot is tender; drain. Add ginger and garlic; cook 1 minute longer.


Stir in the water chestnuts, onions, snow peas, teriyaki sauce, hoisin sauce, sriracha, peanut butter, rice vinegar and sesame oil; heat through.


When ready to serve, divide among lettuce leaves. Drizzle with additional hoisin sauce if desired.