Low Cholesterol Chinese Lettuce Wraps

Low Cholesterol Chinese Lettuce Wraps

Low Cholesterol Chinese Lettuce Wraps

Looking for a healthy lunch? Lettuce entice you with these tempting turkey wraps. Ground turkey and a host of other healthy ingredients are enveloped in crispy lettuce leaves. They're the perfect alternative to the same old sandwiches. 

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4 servings


4 fresh Chinese Black mushrooms 7 stalks Napa cabbage 1 lb. lean ground turkey 1/2 onion, chopped 2 tbsp. Hoisin sauce 1 tbsp. soy sauce, low sodium 1/4 tsp. five spice powder 1 (8 oz.) can sliced water chestnuts, drained 12 large leaves iceberg lettuce


Remove and discard stems from mushrooms. Then chop the mushroom caps. Chop Napa cabbage keeping leaves and stems separate. Lightly coat a wok or skillet with cooking spray and place over med-high heat. Add turkey and then stir-fry until no longer pink, about 3-4 minutes. Remove turkey from the wok and set aside. Lightly recoat the wok with cooking spray. Add chopped cabbage stems and onion; stir-fry until tender. Stir in Hoisin sauce, soy sauce and five-spice powder. Add cabbage leaves, mushrooms and water chestnuts; stir-fry for about 1 minute. Add cooked turkey back into the skillet and stir-fry until well combined and heated through, about 2 more minutes. Place 3 lettuce leaves on each on each of the 4 plates. Divide mixture into 4 portions. Then divide those portions into thirds and spoon into the lettuce leaves. You can add dipping sauces such as Chinese hot mustard, soy sauce and chili sauce to add a little more zip.

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