Danika's Notes

This is an amazing recipe… the closest one I’ve found to PF Changes and I’ve tried several.  I would venture to say they are even better!  And the sauce is delicious too!

Lettuce Wraps

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  • Filling:
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 1/2 cups shittake mushroom
  • 1 large carrot, shredded
  • 2 TBSP fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 TBSP brown sugar
  • 5 TBSP soy sauce
  • 1 TBSP rice vinegar
  • 1 TBSP sesame seed oil
  • 1 (8oz) can water chestnuts, chopped
  • 1/2 cup green onions
  • Special Sauce:
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 TBLS soy sauce
  • 2 TBLS rice wine vinegar
  • 1 TBLS ketchup
  • 1 TBLS lemon juice
  • 1/8 tsp sesame oil

Preparation & Directions

Chop your mushrooms, water chestnuts, and shred your carrot. Then brown your ground turkey with your minced garlic until it’s no longer pink. Dump in your chopped items and let them cook for 2-3 minutes. Add your ginger, soy sauce, brown sugar, sesame oil, and rice vinegar and stir it well letting cook for another 2-3 minutes. Last add your chopped green onions, give a final stir and let cook for 1 more minute. Wash and spin lettuce leaves, from Iceberg or Romaine Lettuce. Serve as an appetizer or main dish.  Sauce is optional.

FROM: Andrea Haddon

PREP TIME: 10 minutes

COOK TIME: 15 minutes


3 Comments So Far...

December 05, 2009 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Thanks for the great recipe.  It was a hit last weekend and we are doing it again for this Sunday’s dinner!!

December 05, 2009 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Yay!  We just made it tonight, we love it!  So glad you like it!

May 10, 2010 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

I’ve been a HUGE fan of the lettuce wraps at PF Chang’s - now I can make them at home!  Thanks for sharing your GREAT recipe!

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