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Thai Turkey Lettuce Wraps with Asian Slaw Recip

Dive into a world of vibrant flavors and textures with these Thai Turkey Lettuce Wraps accompanied by a crisp Asian Slaw. This dish is not just a meal; it’s an adventure for your taste buds, offering a perfect balance of spicy, sweet, and savory elements. Whether you’re looking to spice up your weeknight dinner routine or seeking a light yet satisfying meal, this recipe promises a delicious escape to the flavors of Thailand. It’s quick to prepare, making it an ideal choice for a busy day when you crave something nutritious, flavorful, and keto-friendly.

Thai Turkey Lettuce Wraps with Asian Slaw

Experience the burst of flavors in every bite with this easy-to-make and utterly delicious recipe.

Thai Turkey:

  • Ingredients:
    • 1/2 lb ground turkey
    • 1 tsp garlic, minced
    • 1/4 tsp ginger
    • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
    • 2 Tbsp peanut butter
    • 1 Tbsp lime juice
    • 1 Tbsp soy sauce or coconut aminos
    • 1/2 Tbsp sesame oil
  • Instructions:
    1. Cook ground turkey in a skillet over medium heat until no longer pink.
    2. Add garlic, ginger, red pepper flakes, peanut butter, lime juice, soy sauce (or coconut aminos), and sesame oil to the skillet.
    3. Stir well and heat until all ingredients are thoroughly combined and the mixture is hot.

Asian Slaw:

  • Ingredients:
    • 1 cucumber, spiralized
    • 1 cup cabbage, shredded
    • 1 bell pepper, thinly sliced
    • 2 green onions, chopped
    • 4 Tbsp sesame oil
    • 1 Tbsp red wine vinegar
    • 1/2 Tbsp granular sweetener
    • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
    • 1 Tbsp water
  • Instructions:
    1. In a large bowl, combine the spiralized cucumber, shredded cabbage, thinly sliced bell pepper, and chopped green onions.
    2. In a small bowl, whisk together sesame oil, red wine vinegar, granular sweetener, soy sauce, and water until well combined.
    3. Pour the dressing over the vegetable mixture and toss until everything is evenly coated.

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

This Thai Turkey Lettuce Wrap with Asian Slaw is as nutritious as it is delicious, fitting perfectly into a keto lifestyle. Here’s a quick breakdown of the average carb content for this recipe:

  • Ground Turkey: 0g carbs; a great source of protein.
  • Vegetables (Cucumber, Cabbage, Bell Pepper, Green Onions): Low in carbs, they add crunch and nutrients without the guilt.
  • Peanut Butter: Approximately 4g of carbs per 2 Tbsp (varies by brand).
  • Soy Sauce/Coconut Aminos: Minimal carbs, adding depth of flavor.
  • Sesame Oil and Red Wine Vinegar: Negligible carbs, used for dressing and cooking.

The total carb content remains low, making this dish an excellent choice for those following a ketogenic diet or anyone looking for a healthy meal option.

A Flavor-Packed Journey

Embark on a culinary journey with these Thai Turkey Lettuce Wraps and Asian Slaw. It’s a testament to how quick, easy recipes can still be exciting and full of flavor. Perfect for a light lunch, dinner, or even as a crowd-pleasing appetizer at your next gathering, this dish is sure to become a favorite. Celebrate the harmony of flavors and the joy of eating well, even on a keto diet.

Recipe and Image BY: @lowkarbkhaleesi

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