Turkey Lettuce Wraps - Handle the Heat

Turkey Lettuce Wraps

By Tessa Arias
February 9th, 2014
5 from 2 votes
5 from 2 votes

These Asian-inspired Turkey Lettuce Wraps are ultra fresh, flavorful, and fast. Make these to celebrate the Chinese New Year before it ends!

Yield: 4 -6 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook: 25 minutes

This post is sponsored by Kikkoman. All opinions provided are my own.

Tessa Arias

About Tessa...

I share trusted baking recipes your friends will LOVE alongside insights into the science of sweets. I'm a professionally trained chef, cookbook author, and cookie queen. I love to write about all things sweet, carb-y, and homemade. I live in Phoenix, Arizona (hence the blog name!)

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  1. #
    Hema — November 6, 2020 at 5:17 am

    Thanks Guys, Your Recipe Was Too Fantastic. Me and My Family Loved it. I Will Share your Rrecipe with my friends. Hope they will love it too.

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    DJ — September 28, 2020 at 7:04 pm

    Added a little Turmeric,
    Substituted :
    Cayenne Pepper for Red Chili Paste,
    Apple Cider Vinegar for Rice Vinegar

    No Water Chestnuts on hand – so added:
    Finely chopped:
    With Frozen Red & Green Peppers chopped

    Using what I had on hand- but it was Great!!!

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    Tiffany W — October 22, 2019 at 11:44 am

    This is my favorite lettuce wraps recipe! I’ve made them several times and always a crowd pleaser! I do wish it showed the nutrition info for these.

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    Jules — December 30, 2016 at 7:16 pm

    I made a peanut dipping sauce for these and it was a great combo for lunches!

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    Patrice — March 3, 2016 at 5:04 pm

    Made this recipe several times and is so awesome!
    Also had fillings on the side such as Shredded carrots, bean sprouts, oriental noodles crunchy, & cashews….

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    Kelly Mooney — April 14, 2015 at 6:13 pm

    Whoops – put in my contact info wrong 🙂 Sorry!

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    Kelly Mooney — April 14, 2015 at 6:12 pm

    I have to tell you, this is about the 20th time I’ve been to your site to refer to this recipe. It’s our son’s all-time favorite and we cook it exactly the way you created it. it’s perfect and we love it as a staple in our house. Thank you!!

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    Edward Antrobus — February 10, 2014 at 9:58 pm

    Frankly, I’ve never understood why people consider ground turkey bland. I love it. I probably eat a quarter pound while cooking it!

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    Judith Hicks — February 10, 2014 at 4:20 pm

    Made these just now. Husband put a cut-up avocado on his. He said it was delicious. A new recipe for us. I love them too. Thanks for this recipe.

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    Gaby — February 10, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    This would be such a great lunch or light dinner! I need to make them!!

  11. #
    claire @ the realistic nutritionist — February 10, 2014 at 9:08 am

    These are just so perfect Tessa!!

  12. #
    Shannon — February 10, 2014 at 6:47 am

    These look absolutely amazing! I haven’t tried lettuce wraps in a long time, but this recipe is definitely on my to-cook list! Thanks for sharing!

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    Taylor @ Food Faith Fitness — February 10, 2014 at 5:35 am

    Lettuce wraps are some of my favorite things to eat! Sometimes I just order them from take out and have just that for dinner. Love that I can make ’em at home…and probably alot healthier!

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    Sue/the view from great island — February 9, 2014 at 1:01 pm

    I made chicken lettuce wraps a couple of weeks ago and they were a huge hit — so much better than the restaurant version!

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