SPICY TURKEY AND WATERMELON LETTUCE WRAPS
IngredientsServes 4 to 6
2 tbsp (30 ml) canola oil
1 tbsp (15 ml) minced garlic
1 tbsp (15 ml) minced, peeled fresh ginger
1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped
2 stalks celery, finely chopped
1 lb (500 g) ground turkey or chicken
1 tsp (5 ml) soy sauce
1 tbsp (15 ml) Chili Garlic Sauce
1 orange, finely grated zest and juice
½ cup (125 ml) hoisin sauce
2 green onions, finely chopped
1 small handful cilantro, finely chopped (optional)
2 cups (500 ml) diced watermelon, ½-in (1.25 cm) cubes
12 iceberg or butter lettuce leaves
- Heat a large wok or non-stick frying pan over high heat. Add canola oil and stir in minced garlic, ginger, onion and celery. Stir-fry for about 2 minutes or until onion starts to turn translucent. Add ground turkey and cook until there is no pink colour, breaking up meat with a fork.
- Add soy sauce, Chili Garlic Sauce, orange zest and juice. Stirfry until most liquid has evaporated. Remove from stove and mix in hoisin sauce, green onions and cilantro.
- Fold diced watermelon into mixture. Spoon filling into middle of lettuce leaves, wrap and serve immediately.