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Turkey & Broccoli Lettuce Wrap with Chinese Black Bean Sauce Recipe

This quick meal is a healthy version of the standard beef and broccoli dish. Wrap it up in lettuce leaves for a meal that the kids are sure to love.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Entrees
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: Poultry Recipes
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 243kcal
Author: Dara Michalski | Cookin' Canuck

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup black bean sauce
  • 1/3 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 1/4 pounds lean ground turkey
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons canola oil divided
  • 2 cups small broccoli florets
  • 1 red bell pepper thinly sliced & cut in half
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon red chile flakes
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 head Boston lettuce divided into separate leaves

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the black bean sauce, chicken broth and water. Set aside.
  • Set a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat with cooking spray.
  • Add ground turkey and cook, breaking down the turkey with a wooden spray, until cooked through. Transfer to a large bowl. Give the skillet a wipe with paper towel.
  • Heat 1½ teaspoons canola oil in the same skillet set over medium-high heat.
  • Add ginger and cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute. Add garlic and chile flakes, and cook for an additional 30 seconds.
  • Add the remaining 1 teaspoon canola oil. Add broccoli and cook, stirring constantly until the broccoli is just tender, about 1 minute.
  • Add the red bell pepper and cook for an additional minute.
  • Turn the heat to medium and add the ground turkey and black bean sauce mixture. Cook until the turkey and sauce are heated through, about 2 minutes. Stir in the toasted sesame seeds and transfer to a serving bowl.
  • Serve the turkey mixture with the lettuce leaves and invite everyone to wrap the turkey in the lettuce leaves.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Serving (1/4 of Recipe) | Calories: 243kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 78mg | Sodium: 643mg | Potassium: 651mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1290IU | Vitamin C: 79mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 2.1mg