Ginger turkey lettuce wraps

Pile stir-fried turkey mince, carrots and crunchy water chestnuts into lettuce leaf cups for an Asian inspired sharing starter or light lunch

  • Prep:20 mins
    Cook:15 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 280
  • fat 5g
  • saturates 1g
  • carbs 22g
  • sugars 20g
  • fibre 6g
  • protein 34g
  • salt 3g


  • 1 tbsp vegetable or sunflower oil
  • 500g turkey mince (preferably breast)
  • 2 carrots, finely chopped
  • 225g can water chestnuts, drained and finely chopped
  • 200g green beans, finely chopped
  • 2cm piece ginger, peeled and grated
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 iceberg lettuces, halved and leaves separated
  • 6 tbsp sticky plum sauce or sweet chilli sauce, to serve


  1. In a large wok or frying pan, heat the oil and fry the turkey mince until browned and cooked through. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.

  2. Tip the carrots, water chestnuts and beans into the pan and stir-fry for 2 mins. Add the ginger and garlic, drizzle over the soy and stir-fry for 1-2 mins more. Add the mince and stir-fry until hot. Season to taste.

  3. To serve, pile the turkey and veg into lettuce leaf ‘cups’ and drizzle over the plum or chilli sauce.

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