(Recipe By: California Dried Plum Board)
Serving Size: 4
Summary: Lettuce is the “wrap” and a spicy ground turkey and dried plum mixture is the filling in this Asian-inspired dish. Sweet-and-tart dipping sauce completes the picture.
1 lb. lean ground turkey
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh ginger
4 teaspoons soy sauce
2 teaspoons Asian sesame oil
1 cup (about 6 ounces) finely chopped pitted dried plums
2 tablespoons sweetened coconut flakes
2 tablespoons chopped dry roasted peanuts
2 tablespoons sliced green onion
1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
8 Romaine lettuce leaves
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons Thai Fish Sauce
1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1/4 teaspoon fresh lime juice
In large bowl combine turkey, ginger, soy sauce and sesame oil, mixing lightly but thoroughly.
In large nonstick skillet, brown turkey mixture over medium heat, breaking into crumbles; pour off drippings.
Add dried plums, coconut, peanuts, green onion and cilantro; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through.
In center of each lettuce leaf spoon 2 tablespoonfuls turkey mixture and fold lettuce to form small packet. Serve immediately with Dipping Sauce.
In small bowl, whisk together 1/4 cup water; 2 tablespoons nam pla (Thai fish sauce); 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar; 1 clove garlic, finely chopped; and 1/4 teaspoon fresh lime juice. (Yield: 1/3 cup)
% of Calories from Fat 18%
Total Fat 7g