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Asian Lettuce Cups

Flavorful ground turkey in butter lettuce cups served alongside a peanut dipping sauce. All topped with crispy rice noodles and shredded purple cabbage. Great dinner for make-ahead prep, just make the ground turkey ahead of time and assemble the lettuce cups when ready to eat! 

Lettuce Cups
  • 8 Servings
  • 10 mins Prep Time
  • 25 mins Total Time

Ingredients

  • 1 lbs Ground turkey
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 grated onion
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 3 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp pepper
  • 1 cup hoisin sauce
  • ½ tbsp ground ginger
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp sriracha
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • ¼ cup water chestnuts
  • ½ cup shredded purple cabbage
  • 1 head of butter lettuce
  • Crispy rice noodles for topping
Serving Size 1 Lettuce Cup with Filling (150g) / Peanut Sauce 2 Tbsp (36g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 210 / 120
Calories from fat
% Daily Value*
Total fat 8 / 9 g 10 / 11 %
Saturated fat 1.5 / 1.5 g 8 / 8 %
Trans fat 0 / 0 g
Cholesterol 40 / 0 mg 13 / 0 %
Sodium 2130 / 520 mg 93 / 22 %
Total Carbohydrates 28 / 9 g 10 / 3 %
Dietary Fiber 1 / 1 g 4 / 4 %
Sugars 17 / 5 g
Protein 14 / 4 g
Vitamin D (0.1mcg / 0mcg) 0 / 0 %
Calcium (40mg / 10mg) 4 / 2 %
Iron (1.9mg / 0.6mg) 10 / 4%
Potassium (310mg / 140mg) 6 / 4%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. This is a representation of the nutrition label. The actual nutrition label on the product may vary slightly.
  • Step 1

    In a large skillet over medium high heat, heat the olive oil.
  • Step 2

    Brown the turkey until nearly cooked through. Stirring occasionally.
  • Step 3

    Stir in the grated onion, garlic, salt, and pepper.
  • Step 4

    While that continues to cook, in a small bowl whisk together the hoisin, soy sauce, vinegar, sriracha, and honey, and ginger until combined into a sauce.
  • Step 5

    When the turkey is cooked fully, add the filling sauce and stir until warmed all the way through.
  • Step 6

    Set aside the turkey mix.
  • Step 7

    In a small bowl whisk all ingredients for the sauce. Top with sesame seeds.
  • Step 8

    In the butter lettuce leaves add a small scoop (about 2 -3 tablespoons) of the turkey filling. Top with a sprinkle of cabbage, water chestnuts, and crispy rice noodles.
  • Step 9

    Dip in the peanut sauce and enjoy!

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