Vietnamese Turkey Wraps

    1 hour

    Delicious! Turkey mince (or pork, beef or chicken work equally well) is made into flavourful meatballs and served with mixed vegetables on lettuce leaves.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 500g turkey mince
    • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
    • 1 teaspoon crushed garlic
    • 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
    • 1 cup brown rice
    • 1 litre water
    • 16 large iceberg or romaine lettuce leaves
    • 125g carrots, grated
    • 6 spring onions, thinly sliced
    • 150g red capsicum, sliced
    • 125g radishes, sliced
    • 90ml light soy sauce
    • extra 90ml water
    • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
    • 2 teaspoons crushed garlic
    • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
    • 1 teaspoon sugar

    Preparation:35min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:1hour 

    1. In a medium bowl, mix together turkey mince, soy sauce, garlic and ginger. Form into 16 meatballs and roll into ovals. Cover and refrigerate.
    2. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine rice with water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes or until rice is tender. Drain.
    3. Preheat the oven grill.
    4. Arrange rice, lettuce, carrots, spring onions, red capsicums and radishes on a serving platter, or place each into individual small bowls.
    5. In a medium bowl, whisk together soy sauce, water, lemon juice, garlic, ginger and sugar. Divide into 4 small dipping bowls.
    6. Thread two meatballs onto each skewer. Grill for 10 to 12 minutes, turning occasionally to brown evenly.
    7. To serve, place a leaf of lettuce onto the palm of your hand, spoon in a little rice, a meatball and then some vegetables. Roll up and dip in dipping sauce.

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    Altered ingredient amounts. Added diced pear and celery. Mix of salad would work and great way to eat salad.  -  18 Jul 2010


    So Yum!!! and you can feel good about eating it!!  -  19 Apr 2012


    Extra rating so i can add stars.  -  18 Jul 2010