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Prep Time: 25 Minutes
Cook/Bake Time: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4


    • 1 pound 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
    • Dipping Sauce (recipe follows)


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.

DIPPING SAUCE: (Yield: 1/3 cup)
In small bowl, whisk together 1/4 cup water; 2 tablespoons nam pla (Thai fish sauce); 1½ teaspoons sugar; 1 clove garlic, finely chopped; and 1/4 teaspoon fresh lime juice.

Nutritional Information (per serving)

    Calories  342 
    Cholesterol  62mg 
    % of Calories from Fat  18% 
    Fat  7g 
    Sodium  1006mg 
    Carbohydrates  37g 
    Protein  34g 
    Fiber  4g 

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