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Calgary, AB / 587-437-3197 / jenna@simplynurtured.ca

2016 by Jenna Lessner 

  • Jenna Lessner, BSc, CHNC

Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Updated: Feb 12

This Asian inspired dish will have you wanting seconds... Lettuce wraps are a great way to enjoy your favourite foods without all the processed ingredients. These Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps make a perfect appetizer or main entree. They're nutrient-dense and delicious what more could you ask for?!

Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Serves 4


  • 1 tbsp Coconut Oil

  • 1 White Onion (diced)

  • 1 tbsp Ginger (peeled and grated)

  • 1/4 tsp Sea Salt

  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper

  • 2 Garlic (cloves, minced)

  • 2 lbs Extra Lean Ground Turkey

  • 2 tbsp Coconut Aminos

  • 2 heads Boston Lettuce (peeled apart into leaves and washed)

  • 3 stalks Green Onion (chopped)

  • 1 cup Matchstick Carrots

  • 1/4 cup Raw Organic Peanuts (chopped)

  • 1 Lime (sliced into wedges)


  1. Heat coconut oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add in the onions, ginger, sea salt and pepper and saute for about 5 minutes or until the onion is translucent. Add in the garlic and saute for another minute.

  2. Add in the ground turkey and break it up as it cooks. Once it is cooked through and browned, add in the coconut aminos. Continue to saute until it is absorbed. Remove from heat.

  3. Spoon the turkey mixture into the centre of a lettuce leaf and top with green onion, carrots and peanuts. Squeeze a lime wedge over top, wrap and enjoy!