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A plate of two lettuce wraps with ground turkey meat and red peppers

Thai Lettuce Wraps

These Thai Lettuce Wraps are healthy, quick and, most importantly, absolutely delicious! Plus you can have them ready from start to eating in about 20 minutes!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Thai
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 231kcal


  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil or olive oil
  • 1 lb lean ground turkey or ground chicken for a vegetarian option use chopped mushrooms would be fabulous
  • 4 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons red curry paste
  • 1 medium red bell pepper diced
  • 1 cup cabbage chopped
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh ginger grated or 1 tablespoon of ginger paste
  • 2 teaspoons of dried basil
  • 4 green onions chopped
  • Romaine lettuce
  • Hoisin or soy sauce optional


  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet.
  • Add ground meat and cook about 5 minutes on medium-high heat until it begins to brown.
  • Add red curry paste, garlic, diced peppers, cabbage and stir-fry for approximately 3-4 minutes.
  • Add ginger and basil.
  • Stir in green onions and toss.
  • Spoon into pieces of lettuce.
  • ENJOY!!


Calories: 231kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 85mg | Potassium: 392mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 2330IU | Vitamin C: 48.2mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 2.4mg