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A sheet pan with four lettuce wraps topped with ground turkey, red cabbage, carrots, herbs, and served with dipping sauces.

Thai Turkey Lettuce Wraps (Whole30)

A delicious and easy Thai-inspired Whole30, Paleo and Low Carb dinner recipe!

Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Thai
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 440 kcal

Ingredients

Thai Turkey Lettuce Wraps

  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 can water chestnuts drained
  • 2 cups sliced white mushrooms
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup coconut aminos
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions about 3
  • 1 tbsp grated fresh ginger
  • 1-2 tsp hot sauce (preferably a Thai hot sauce)
  • 2 tsp Red Boat fish sauce
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Lettuce Wraps & Toppings

  • 1 head lettuce butter or bibb
  • 1/4 cup pea shoots
  • 1/4 cup shredded red cabbage
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 carrot grated
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds

Creamy Cilantro Dipping Sauce

  • 1/2 cup full fat coconut milk
  • 1 green onion
  • 1/2 - 3/4 cup roughly chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 cup unsalted sunflower seeds
  • juice of 1 lime
  • tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Spicy Thai Dipping Sauce

  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp hot sauce
  • 1/2 tsp Red Boat fish sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 tbsp mustard
  • 1/2 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper

Instructions

Prepare the Ground Turkey

  1. Brown the turkey in oil in a large pan over medium-high heat until no longer pink. Drain the excess fat. 

  2. Add the mushrooms, garlic and water chestnuts, and cook together, stirring occasionally, until the mushrooms soften.

  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the coconut aminos, green onions, ginger, hot sauce and fish sauce, and over the turkey mixture and cook 1 minute. 

  4. Season to taste and serve with toppings and sauces ready to assemble.

Creamy Coconut Dipping Sauce

  1. Combine all ingredients in a high speed blender until fully combined.

Spicy Thai Dipping Sauce

  1. Combine all ingredients in a high speed blender until fully combined.
Nutrition Facts
Thai Turkey Lettuce Wraps (Whole30)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 440 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 62mg21%
Sodium 2696mg117%
Potassium 964mg28%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 31g62%
Vitamin A 3416IU68%
Vitamin C 28mg34%
Calcium 55mg6%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.