Protein Packed Thai Turkey Wraps

Looking for a new way to introduce protein into your diet besides green shakes and smoothies? This recipe is a great way to pump up the protein and taste while staying lean in the process. Give it a try and let me know what you think!

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 1/4 lb 99% lean ground turkey
  • 1 small head cabbage
  • 2 medium carrots shaved (or shredded)
  • 3/4 cup red cabbage shredded
  • 1/4 cup green onions chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp fish sauce
  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • Optional: chopped cilantro and crushed peanuts for garnish

PEANUT SAUCE:

  • 7 tbsp powdered peanut butter (high in protein)
  • 1 tsp Sriracha sauce
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1/2 tbsp fresh ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp fish sauce
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 2-3 tbsp water (until you like the consistency)

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Whisk peanut sauce ingredients together until smooth and set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large pan over medium-high heat.  Saute garlic and red pepper flakes until fragrant, then add ground turkey and 1/2 tsp fish sauce.  Cook turkey, continually breaking apart into small pieces with a spatula until cooked through.  Set aside.
  3. Arrange cabbage leaves on a plate and divide carrots, red cabbage and green onions evenly among cabbage leaf “cups.”  Top with cooked turkey evenly and spoon peanut sauce over the chicken.  Garnish with green onion, cilantro and crushed peanuts.