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Keto Chinese Turkey Lettuce Cups

Keto Chinese Turkey Lettuce Cups

Keto Chinese Lettuce Cups
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These Chinese turkey lettuce cups are so delicious and super simple too.  They can easily be packed and enjoyed at work for lunch (you’ll be the envy of the break room) or an appetizer for your next big get together, or even as a quick weeknight meal the whole family will love.  

Keto Chinese Lettuce Cups

For this recipe I used ground turkey as my protein, partly because the grocery store was out of ground chicken and I really didn’t want to dirty more dishes than necessary, and partly because I believe varying your protein sources leads to overall better health.  All too often I get stuck in a rut of eggs, chicken, and the occasional beef or salmon recipe, so it’s nice to explore new flavors and add more variety to my taste buds as well.

If you’d like to read more on the importance of varying your protein sources, check out the links below.

Mark's Daily Apple - Why the variety of your protein sources matters

Health Hub by Sunwarrior - why different sources of protein are important


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Keto Chinese Turkey Lettuce Cups
These Keto Chinese Turkey Lettuce Cups make a great appetizer of light meal!
Ingredients
  • 4 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 lb, ground turkey
  • 1 small (2.5 oz) onion
  • 8 ounces shitake mushrooms
  • 2 green onions
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup tamari
  • 2 teaspoons white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  • enough to serve lettuce
Instructions
1. Heat coconut oil over medium high heat, add turkey to pan and brown 5-6 minutes crumbling with the back of a spoon.2. Add in spices and cook a minute longer.3. Add mushrooms and onion to the pan and cook 3-4 minutes until soft. 4. Add in the tamari, fish sauce, vinegar, and green onions. Stir to combine.5. Serve with butter lettuce.
Details
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 4 servings

  *Info listed is per serving and an estimate. We use  PaleoTrack.com  and the  Keto Diet App   to calculate macronutrient content.     ** 1.9 g fiber + 5.2 net carbs = 7.1 total carbs per serving

*Info listed is per serving and an estimate. We use PaleoTrack.com and the Keto Diet App  to calculate macronutrient content.

** 1.9 g fiber + 5.2 net carbs = 7.1 total carbs per serving

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